Botany Photo of the Day Musa coccinea

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    Daniel Mosquin Paragon of Plants UBC Botanical Garden Forums Administrator Forums Moderator 10 Years

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    Botany Photo of the Day is a weblog run by researchers, staff, and students associated with UBC Botanical Garden. It features plants from around the world. See The Photographs for details on how to submit your images!

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    Scarlet banana is cultivated in tropical climates around the world, including Colombia (where this photo was taken). Its native range, however, is restricted to southeastern China and Vietnam. Of note, it is now extinct in the wild in Guangdong. Musa coccinea is also refered to as red-flowering banana or red torch banana. The species was […]

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