The Parent order is - Zingerberales

Woody Family Musaceae

Data on a chosen woody family known under an order

Common Names - Banana FamilySynonyms -
Authority - Juss.Total Number of genera - 6
Gymnosperm or Angiosperm? - AngiospermTotal 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

Woody Genera of Musaceae

Each link leads to more information on the chosen botanical families

1 - Ensete.
2 - Musa.
3 - Ravenala.
4 - Strelitzia.

End of Listing Woody Families of Musaceae