is an invalid name used by some seed suppliers in 2004 for a supposedly edible seeded
bananas are not poisonous but they are generally regarded as inedible, in a ripe fruit the
stone-hard seeds would need to be removed before the flesh could be consumed. No-one
would bother with this except in extreme circumstances. Balick & Cox report that
in Samoa a wild seedy banana is known as 'animal excrement' ('fa'i taemanu') and eaten
only as a famine food.