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Musa banksii F Muell.
Wild Banana
A species endemic to Cape York Peninsula. The fruit are tasty but have little flesh and are full of seeds.


Musa banksii Musa banksii
 
Description:Fruit Description:Fruit
  Location: Mamu  Walkway, Palmerston Highway, North Queensland Location: Crawford's Lookout, Palmerston Highway, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates: 17˚36.5732S 145˚47.8103E GPS coordinates: 17˚36.5367S 145˚47.5555E
  Date of photo:18th May 2008 Date of photo:6th April 2008
  Field No.:U467 Field No.:U468
     
  Musa banksii Musa banksii
 
  Description:Plant Description:Ripening fruit
  Location: Crawford's Lookout, Palmerston Highway, North Queensland Location: Crawford's Lookout, Palmerston Highway, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates: 17˚36.5367S 145˚47.5555E GPS coordinates: 17˚36.5367S 145˚47.5555E
  Date of photo:6th April 2008 Date of photo:6th April 2008
  Field No.:U468 Field No.:U468
     
     

 

Reference (accessed 21st February 2015):

http://keys.trin.org.au:8080/key-server/data/0e0f0504-0103-430d-8004-060d07080d04/media/Html/taxon/Musa_banksii.htm

Ross, E.M. in George, A.S., (Ed) (1987) Flora of Australia 45: 17-18

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