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More than 60 types of plants mentioned in the Noble Qur’an, the Noble Hadith and the purified Sunnah of the Prophet
Scientific Name: Musa X paradisiaca L. (pro sp.)
Arabic name(s): الطلْح المنْضُود / المَوْز
English name(s): Banana
Growth form: Banana is a large herbal plant.
Genus: Musa L.
Species: Musa X paradisiaca L. (pro sp.)
Citation in the Quran:
Talh is referred to once in the Holy Qur’an. Talh is a kind of thorny trees or Acacia, but Talh Mandoud may be interpreted as the fruits closely arranged from top to the base, as banana tree. Allah The Most Sublime Says; “The Companions of the Right Hand,- what will be the Companions of the Right Hand? (27) (They will be) among Sidrtrees without thorns,(28) Among Talh trees with flowers (or fruits) piled one above another(29)” Surat Al-waqi’ah, Verses 27-29
Citation in the Hadit:
Banana is not mentioned in the Hadith.
Habitat & Distribution:
The origin of edible bananas is generally located in Pacific Ocean countries, but they have travelled with human populations to several parts of the world.