Musaceae

plural noun Mu·sa·ce·ae \ myüˈzāsēˌē \

Definition of Musaceae

: a family of trees or arborescent herbs (order Musales) that have clustered flowers subtended by spathaceous bracts, a perianth of two petaloid series, five anthers with one staminodium, and a baccate or capsular fruit

musaceous

\-āshəs\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of musaceae

New Latin, from Musa, type genus + -aceae


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