Musa ornata Roxb., Fl. Ind. 2: 488 1824. (Syn: Musa mexicana Matuda; Musa speciosa Ten.; Musa troglodytarum var. rubrifolia Kuntze);
Ornamental Banana or Bronze Banana;
E. Himalaya to Myanmar as per WCSP;
Assam; Bangladesh; Cambodia; Colombia; Costa Rica; East Himalaya; Guatemala; Honduras; India; Jawa; Mexico Central; Mexico Gulf; Mexico Southeast; Mexico Southwest; Myanmar; Peru; Trinidad-Tobago as per Catalogue of Life;
Musa for ID : Nasik : 020612 : AK-2 :
Musa ornata Roxburgh
This ornamental Musa was photographed by me in the Flower Show at Jijamata Udyan, Mumbai and NOT at Gangajal Nursery, Nasik as stated earlier.
MS Oct2014 001 : 6 posts by 4 authors. Attachments (2).
Location : Changpui, Mizoram
This is for Identification: Musa sp. resembling M ornata
I agree with the ID Musa ornata.
dont they grow red ?
If I am not mistaken, Musa ornata grows green, M. velutina grows pink. So I agree with …
thanks to you both
Ornamental Banana [ Dwarf ] – 250811 – RK : 3 images.
Would like Botanical ID.Also is there another common name for this plant?
Date/Time – 14/08/11 – around 9 am
Location – Lalbagh Botanical Garden, Bangalore
Habitat – Garden/Park
Ht – 7′
Could be Musa ornata of Musaceae.
I agree with … id, it is Musa ornata.
Beautiful plant. Do they bear bananas? and if so are they edible ?
The fruits of Musa ornata are alike common banana .They r edible but not sweet, usually eaten boiled or fried.
It is Musa laterita.
Yes It is Musa laterita
I am confused between Musa ornata and Musa rubra
Taking it as Musa ornata (https://sites.google.com/site/efloraofindia/species/m—z/m/musaceae/musa/musa-ornata) for the time being.
Musa ornata only
Musa ornata from Plantae Paradise, Datiyar Village, Solan-GS19012022-2: 3 high res. images.
Musa ornata photographed from Plantae Paradise, Datiyar Village, Solan, Himachal Pradesh, 29-5-2015.