Musaceae and rhizomes

Mon, 04 Jun 2012 17:23:26 PDT
Alberto-- generally agreed but what about deciduous types like Kaempferia,
Costus spectabilis, Curcuma, etc,?

On 4 June 2012 17:19, Alberto Castillo <> wrote:

>        "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."
> In other words, nor in behaviour, habit or looks have they anything to do
> with bulbs in a very lato sensu, being common herbaceous perennials from
> miles away.
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