ravenala

DEFINITIONS OF: ravenala

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n giant treelike plant having edible nuts and leafstalks that yield a refreshing drink of clear watery sap; reputedly an emergency source of water for travelers

Synonyms:
Ravenala madagascariensis, traveler's tree, traveller's tree
Type of:
ligneous plant, woody plant
a plant having hard lignified tissues or woody parts especially stems
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