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Fam.: Musaceae / Banana Fam.      

Synon.:  Musa cavendishii  LAMB.

Genus:  Musa  L.
 

Authors:
   COLLA:  Luigi (Aloysius) Colla (1766 - 1848), Italian botanist
   LAMB.:  Aylmer Bourke Lambert (1761 - 1842), British botanist
   L.:  Carl von Linné (Linnaeus, 1707 - 1777), Swedish naturalist who introduced the binary naming system for plants and animals
 

Etymology:
   Musa:   mauz (arab. ) = Banana
   acuminata:   acuminate
   cavendishii:   William George Spencer Cavendish, 6. Duke of Devonshire (1790 - 1858), English noble, whose gardener Joseph PAXTON grew the first bananas
 

Musa acuminata / Dessert Banana, Teneriffa San Marco 19.2.1989
Fig. 1:  Musa acuminata / Dessert Banana (cultiv.)
Teneriffa, San Marco 19.2.1989
Musa acuminata / Dessert Banana, Teneriffa Puerto de la Cruz 9.2.1989
Fig. 2:  Musa acuminata / Dessert Banana (cultiv.)
Teneriffa, Puerto de la Cruz 9.2.1989
Musa acuminata / Dessert Banana, Teneriffa Puerto de la Cruz 16.2.1989
Fig. 3:  Musa acuminata / Dessert Banana (cultiv.)
Teneriffa, Puerto de la Cruz 16.2.1989
Musa acuminata / Dessert Banana, Teneriffa Puerto de la Cruz 16.2.1989
Fig. 4:  Musa acuminata / Dessert Banana (cultiv.)
Teneriffa, Puerto de la Cruz 16.2.1989
Musa acuminata / Dessert Banana, Teneriffa Puerto de la Cruz 16.2.1989
Fig. 5:  Musa acuminata / Dessert Banana (cultiv.)
Teneriffa, Puerto de la Cruz 16.2.1989
Musa acuminata / Dessert Banana, Teneriffa El Conde 12.2.1989
Fig. 6:  Musa acuminata / Dessert Banana (cultiv.)
Teneriffa, El Conde 12.2.1989

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