Banana (disambiguation)

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Banana is the common name for flowering plants of the genus Musa and for the fruit they produce.

Banana or bananas may also refer to:

In nature[edit]



  • Canaan Banana (1936–2003), Methodist minister and first president of Zimbabwe
  • Banana Yaya (born 1991), Cameroonian footballer
  • Anna Banana (born 1940), Canadian artist born Anne Lee Long
  • Milton Banana (1935–1998), bossa nova jazz drummer born Antônio de Souza
  • Banana Yoshimoto (born 1964), pen name of Mahoko Yoshimoto, a contemporary Japanese writer

Arts and entertainment[edit]


  • Bananas (film), a 1971 comedy film directed by and starring Woody Allen
  • Bananas!*, a 2009 Swedish documentary directed by Fredrik Gertten


  • Banana (band), a former Yugoslav pop rock band
  • The Bananas, an American pop-punk band
  • Bananas (album), the 17th studio album by English rock band Deep Purple
  • WWBN ("Banana 101.5"), a rock music radio station in Michigan


Other uses[edit]

  • NIMBY#BANANA, an acronym for Build Absolutely Nothing Anywhere Near Anything
  • Banana, descriptive term for one of the basic human female body shapes
  • Banana (slur), an Asian person living in a Western country who has lost touch with their Asian cultural identity
  • Banana', a dialect of the Bamayo language of Borneo, Indonesia
  • Bananas Comedy Club, two venues for stand-up comedy in the northeastern United States

See also[edit]