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Fairchild's Loloda Banana
A moderately large banana that forms small clusters of robust pseudostems to 7 m tall. The inflorescence produces a large bunch of bright orange fruits that split open as they ripen, revealing a golden yellow, edible pulp studded with small, angled seeds. It is one of only a few species that are schizocarpic or dehiscent-fruited, i.e. with self-splitting and peeling fruit. Musa lolodensis is native to rainforests from Maluku to New Guinea. It is unknown in cultivation but would make a stunning ornamental for the tropics.