A handmade, decorative Paper produced from the pulp of banana stalks (family Musaceae). Banana paper has a warm sandy color, fibrous texture and a delicate woody aroma. It has no fillers and is acid-free. A thin, translucent tissue paper made also from banana pulp is called banana skin. Banana paper is used for drawing, collage, printmaking, stationery, and decoration.
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- Encyclopedia Britannica, https://www.britannica.com/topic/Britannica-Online Comment: "Banana." EAccessed 25 Apr. 2004.