Banana Republic in Kew Hot House

Banana hand

I am in the middle of a series of posts on fruit trees from exotic climes and realise that the Banana will not quite fit. Therefor I offer some of my photographs to show different varieties of Banana growing in Kew hot house and Madeira.

Kew Red Banana
Red Banana

Musa coccinea Red banana
Very Red Banana Musa coccinea

Commercial Banana plantation

Banana in Flower

Banana plantation
Banana Crop in Madeira

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