Banana


Banana

Plants Identity


Scientific Name

Musa X paradisiaca L. (pro sp.)

Arabic name(s)

Talh mandoud

English name(s)

Banana

Order

Zingiberales

Family

Musaceae

Genus

Musa L.

Species

Musa X paradisiaca L. (pro sp.)

Subspecies

Variety

Growth form

Banana is a large herbal plant.

Plant’s Description

Ecology (Habitat)& distribution

The origin of edible bananas is generally located in Pacific Ocean countries, but they have travelled with human populations to several parts of the world.

Geographic distribution

Plant’s Citations in the Holy Qur’an

Talh is referred to once in the Holy Qur’an. Talh is a kind of thorny trees or Acacia, but Talh Mandoud may be interpreted as the fruits closely arranged from top to the base, as banana tree. Allah The Most Sublime Says; “The Companions of the Right Hand,- what will be the Companions of the Right Hand? (27) (They will be) among Sidrtrees without thorns,(28) Among Talh trees with flowers (or fruits) piled one above another(29)” Surat Al-waqi’ah, Verses 27-29

Other Citations for the plant in the Holy Qur’an

Other Citations for the plant in the Hadith

Banana is not mentioned in the Hadith.

Other Citations for the plant in the Hadith

Banana is not mentioned in the Hadith.

History of the Plant


Stories about the plant in Holy Qur’an

Stories about the plant in Sunnah

The plant in the Arabic Literature

Etymology

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Functional Uses


Uses

Foods

Products

Fruits

Traditional Uses

Services

Landscape Services

Medicinal uses

Constituents (Chemical composition)

Side Effects

Other Uses

Cultivation (Agriculture)


Cultivation History

Cultivars and Varieties

Growth and propagation

Tree management

Pests and diseases

Harvesting & Yield

References