Banana (scientific name: Musa nana Lour.) Basho banana plants, but also refers to its fruit. Tropical areas widely cultivated edible. Banana flavor, rich in nutrients, harvested throughout the year, in the temperate regions are also very much attention. Plants are large herbs, emitted from the rhizomes, from the lower part of the sheath sheath to form a high 3 to 6 meters (10 to 20 feet) of the false rod; leaves oblong to oval, and some up to 3 to 3.5 meters (10 ~ 11.5 feet), 65 cm wide (26 inches), 10 to 20 clusters of stems. Spike-shaped inflorescence , extracted from the top of the spike, spend the majority, pale yellow; fruit bend, the results of 10 to 20 string, about 50 to 150. Plant results withered, rooted by the root of the stem to continue to reproduce, each plant can live for many years. Origin of Southeast Asia: Taiwan, Hainan, Guangdong, Guangxi and other regions are cultivated.