“Ensete perrieri, The Madagascar Banana and a Banana Beauty Contest”, a copyrighted post, was written for My Nice Garden blog by Autumn Belle @ http://www.mynicegarden.com/ on April 30th, 2011.
Banana Beauty Contest
Contestant no. 2 - Musa velutina
Special features: Fruits are royal purple colour and self peels when ripe.
Contestant no. 5 - Musa laterita Cheeseman
Common name: Bronze Banana
Contestant no. 7 - Musa ornata
Common name: None
Special feature: Beautiful banana with lots of suckers
Contestant no. 8 - Musa spp
Not that it is end of April 2011, hence it is time for The Hot, the Loud, and the Proud Meme # 14 hosted by Noel of A Plant Fanatic blog. Please follow my link here to participate or view other spectacular shows around the world.