Traveller's Tree, (Ravenala Madagascariensis)

Details:

Publisher:
Type:
Linen
Stamp:
1c
Postmark/Cancel:
1947
ROCHESTER, NY
Size:
3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)
Stock #:
15553

Description:

This plant, a member of the banana family, is a native of Madagascar and also thrives in South Florida. The name is derived from the fact that the sheaths of the leaft stalks store refreshing water for the thirsty traveler. The seeds are edible and the leaves are used for thatching native huts

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