FAOSTAT provides free access to food and agriculture data for over 245 countries and territories and covers all FAO regional groupings from 1961 to the most recent year available. Both male and tissue culture banana cultivation pdf flowers are present in a single inflorescence. Each fruit can have 15 to 62 seeds.
Each fruit bunch can have an average of 161. 62 fingers with each finger around 2. They are subglobose or angular in shape and very hard. 23 times their size in edible pulp. The seeds themselves are reduced to tiny black specks along the central axis of the fruit. Found in Burma, southern India, and Sri Lanka. It is an attractive subspecies with blue-violet inflorescence and very pale green unripe fruits.
Found in peninsular Malaysia and Sumatra. Found in Cambodia, Laos, and Thailand. It is cultivated as an ornamental plant for the dark red patches of color on their predominantly dark green leaves. Subsequent spread of the species outside of its native region is thought to be purely the result of human intervention. Philippines 4000 years ago and resulted in the distinct banana cultivars known as the Maia Maoli or Popoulo group bananas in the Pacific islands.