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When a banana plant is mature, the corm (structure) stops producing new leaves and begins to form a flower spike or inflorescence. A stem develops which grows up inside the pseudostem, carrying the immature inflorescence until eventually it emerges at the top. 20 more words
Inflorescence – the complete flower head of a plant including stems, stalks, bracts, and flowers; arrangement of the flowers on a plant; a group or cluster of flowers arranged on a stem that is composed of a main branch or a complicated arrangement of branches; a floral axis with its appendages; process of blossoming or flowering; budding and unfolding of blossoms.