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+ Comments Tally Me Banana - 2005-10-28 09:00:00
We saw this banana plant (a giant herb really -- it isn't a tree because it has no woody trunk or boughs) during our spice tour on Zanzibar. They are the largest plants on earth without a woody stem, growing from 2.4 to 9 meters tall. The banana plant is part of the same family as lilies, orchids and palms. They may be good for you with vitamin C, potassium and fiber, but be careful! there were more than 300 banana-related accidents in Britain in 2001, most involving people slipping on skins. Sounds like some pranksters gone too far...