Definition of Musaceae
1. Noun. Treelike tropical Asian herbs.
Generic synonyms: Liliopsid Family, Monocot Family
Group relationships: Musales, Order Musales
Member holonyms: Genus Musa, Musa, Ensete, Genus Ensete
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Musaceae
Literary usage of Musaceae
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Flora of Miami: Being Descriptions of the Seed-plants Growing Naturally on by John Kunkel Small (1913)
"... abortive : ovules solitary In each cavity of the ovary : fruit utricular : embryo hooked. Fam. 4. MARANTACEAE. FAMILY 1. musaceae. BANANA FAMILY. ..."
2. Food and Hygiene: An Elementary Treatise Upon Dietetics and Hygienic Treatment by William Tibbles (1907)
"... NO musaceae, has a luscious, nutritive pulp; it is larger than the banana, for which it is sometimes sold, and is eaten raw or fried in slices. ..."