This is a bunch of bananas. Bananas grow in large bunches of 10 to 50 bananas, called hands. The individual bananas within the hand are called the fingers. Bananas are a favorite among the people of the Amazon rainforest. It is quite common for a family living in the rainforest to eat bananas with every meal. They can be eaten raw, boiled or fried. Have you ever eaten a fried banana? The banana plant is not a tree. What you might see as the trunk is really the stems of the huge banana leaves. The banana plant grows a beautiful flower before producing the fruit.
Clue #1 This is a favorite food for people in the rainforest.
Clue #2 This is tasty raw, fried, mushed, grilled or boiled.
Clue #3 Monkeys love to eat these!