Definition of Family Musaceae

1. Noun. Treelike tropical Asian herbs.

Exact synonyms: Banana Family, Musaceae
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

family Molidae
family Molossidae
family Momotidae
family Moniliaceae
family Monocanthidae
family Monodontidae
family Monotropaceae
family Moraceae
family Morchellaceae
family Motacillidae
family Mucoraceae
family Mugilidae
family Mullidae
family Muraenidae
family Muridae
family Musaceae (current term)
family Muscicapidae
family Muscidae
family Musophagidae
family Mustelidae
family Mutillidae
family Myacidae
family Mycetophylidae
family Mycobacteriaceae
family Mycoplasmataceae
family Myctophidae
family Myliobatidae
family Mylodontidae
family Myricaceae
family Myristicaceae

Literary usage of Family Musaceae

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

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, ..."

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