Musaceae Juss. (The Banana Family) 1 species from the Musaceae family is recorded from the Maltese Islands.
English name(s) :
Maltese name(s) :
Status for Malta :
Persisting Alien. Introduced species for horticulture (flowering plants) or agriculture (herbs or fruiting trees)
usually within the last 2 centuries and persist after their original location or site is abandoned.
They do not widespread but usually remain as a single tree or a very localised population.
Data not available -
casual or short-lived in the wild from accidental garden or agriculture escape
Growth form :
Raunkiaer lifeform [info]: Macro-Phanerophyte ( high trees usually over 10 m high )
Germination [info]: Monocotyledon
Legal Protection :
Not legally protected till the last update of this website (2/Mar/2022)
Red List (1989) :
Not listed in the Red Data Book of the Maltese Islands
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Species Images (9 images)
Musa paradisiaca - Image Code: MUSPA-0.
Musa paradisiaca - Image Code: MUSPA-1.
Musa paradisiaca - Image Code: MUSPA-2.
Musa paradisiaca - Image Code: MUSPA-3.
Musa paradisiaca - Image Code: MUSPA-4.
Musa paradisiaca - Image Code: MUSPA-5.
Musa paradisiaca - Image Code: MUSPA-6.
Musa paradisiaca - Image Code: MUSPA-7.
Musa paradisiaca - Image Code: MUSPA-8.
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