(Approx. 3-4 Pieces.)
· The scientific name for banana is “musa sapientum”, which means “fruit of the wise men.”
· The fastest marathon ever run by a competitor dressed as a fruit was 2 hours, 58 minutes, and 20 seconds—recorded at the Barcelona Marathon. The runner was Patrick Wightman from the United Kingdom, who dressed as a banana.
· The Banana Club Museum located in USA houses the world’s largest collection devoted to any one fruit. It contains more than 17,000 banana items, most of which have been donated by members.