Musaceae and rhizomes

Peter Taggart
Mon, 04 Jun 2012 10:21:14 PDT
Thank you Jim,
You were referenced as having published material referring to corms of Musa
earlier in this discussion, which is why I asked for clarification. I do
find your reply informative as well as sensible and I am sure others do..
Peter (UK)

On Mon, Jun 4, 2012 at 6:03 PM, James Waddick <> wrote:

>        So basically one has look beyond one extreme condition and
> look at the whole plant or the whole family. Widen the focus from the
> odd variation to the bigger scheme of things.
>        I feel very confidant having look at banana rhizomes of all
> sorts and read a lot of the literature, that all Musaceae and
> Zingiberales have rhizomes. Some are very odd, but so is their
> foliage, flowers, leaves etc.

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