Definition of Family 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 Family Musaceae
Literary usage of Family Musaceae
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1. A Text-book of Botany by Eduard Strasburger (1898)
"... a distinctive shape and appearance (Figs. 429 (', 430). The fruit is variously developed and furnishes no characteristic features. family Musaceae. ..."
2. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.), Wild Flower Preservation Society of America (1900)
"... they have usually tuberous rootstocks and large pinnately-veined leaves. family Musaceae. Banana Family. (See Fig. 51.) A family containing four genera, ..."
3. Foods and Their Adulteration: Origin, Manufacture, and Composition of Food by Harvey Washington Wiley (1911)
"The plants of the natural family Musaceae are important articles of food in many tropical regions, the plant yielding also, in addition to the starch, ..."