Five different types of bananas in a Brazilian supermarket, and not one Cavendish

Five different types of bananas in a Brazilian supermarket, none of them the yellow Cavendish banana or green Plantain types they sell in the USA and the UK.

Banana Ouro, Banana Maçã, Banana Caturra, Banana da Terra and Banana Prata, but no Cavendish...
Banana Ouro, Banana Maçã, Banana Caturra, Banana da Terra and Banana Prata, but no Cavendish…

This is a banana-tree, in the middle-left corner you can just about see a bunch of unripened, lime-green bananas waiting to be chopped down.
A banana-tree in Carmo da Paranaiba, Brazil

And none of them the amazing pink bananas – edible, sweet, but with seeds that can chip a tooth!

Musa velutina bananas are pink. They taste sweet but the seeds can chip a tooth
Musa velutina bananas are pink. They taste sweet but the seeds can chip a tooth
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