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Descriptor in English: Musa
Descriptor in Spanish: Musa
Descriptor in Portuguese: Musa
Descriptor in French: Musa
Entry term(s): Banana
Banana Plant
Banana Plants
Bananas
Musas
Plant, Banana
Plants, Banana
Tree number(s): B01.650.940.800.575.912.250.618.937.555.500
Scope note: A plant genus of the family Musaceae, order Zingiberales, subclass Zingiberidae, class Liliopsida.
Annotation: Plantain, the banana-like fruit and green plantain flour go here; the medicinal herb referred to by the common name plantain probably goes under PLANTAGO
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
AH anatomy & histology
CH chemistry
CL classification
CY cytology
DE drug effects
EM embryology
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
GE genetics
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PH physiology
PO poisoning
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
TO toxicity
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
History Note: 2002; for BANANA use ZINGIBERALES 1998-2001; use FRUIT 1983-1997
DeCS UI: 35972
Descriptor UI: D028521
Date Established: 2002/01/01
Date of Entry: 2001/07/25
Revision Date: 2017/07/11
Musa - Preferred
Concept UI M0029485
Scope note A plant genus of the family Musaceae, order Zingiberales, subclass Zingiberidae, class Liliopsida.
Preferred term Musa
Entry term(s) Banana Plant
Banana Plants
Musas
Plant, Banana
Plants, Banana
Banana - Narrower
Concept UI M0387987
Preferred term Banana
Entry term(s) Bananas



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