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Musa acuminata Colla
Dwarf banana

Family: Musaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Tree

Perennation: Perennial

Map of select IRC data for peninsular Florida

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Naturalized

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

Comments: M. cavendishii.

Other data on Musa acuminata available from :

Musa acuminata has been found in the following 4 conservation areas :
Occurrence Native Status
Biscayne National Park Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
Everglades National Park Possibly Extirpated Not Native, Cultivated Only
Frenchman's Forest Natural Area Present Not Native, Cultivated Only
Ramrod Hammocks, Florida Keys Wildlife and Environmental Area Present Not Native, Cultivated Only

Musa acuminata has been found in the following 2 counties :
Occurrence Native Status
Miami-Dade County Not Native, Cultivated Only
Monroe County (Keys) Not Native, Cultivated Only

Musa acuminata has been found in the following habitat :
Disturbed Upland