Common names: Chinese yellow banana, Golden lotus banana.Scientific name: Musella lasiocarpa.Family: Musaceae.Genus: Musella.

Plant type: Tender perennial. Height: 60cm. Flower colour: Yellow.

The leaves are Blue-green, Oblong, up to 50 cm and 20 cm broad. Native to Yunnan, China.The flower resembles a lotus - from which the plant gets one of its names.