Striped pattern of Traveller’s tree or banana fan by Ferenc Boros for Stocksy United

Striped pattern of Traveller’s tree or banana fan

Striped and crisscross pattern of Traveller’s tree or banana fan (Ravenala madagascariensis). There are twoo plausible reason for its name. All the petiolates the fan shaped leaf represents one city of the world. A more practical reason is, that the fan tends to grow on the east-west line, providing a rough aid to navigation.

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Uploaded 18 August, 2013
Camera: Canon EOS 20D

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