|Common Names - Banana Family||Synonyms -|
|Authority - Juss.||Total Number of genera - 6|
|Gymnosperm or Angiosperm? - Angiosperm||Total Number of species - 200|
|Plant forms - Shrubs, lianes, mostly herbaceous. Few woody trees|
|World Distribution - Native to the tropics of Africa and Asia.|
|Comments - The plants have a large herbaceous growth habit with a few as woody trees. Large woody plants|
|1 - Ensete.|
2 - Musa.
3 - Ravenala.
4 - Strelitzia.