Kepok banana is one of banana cultivar in the bananas family (Musaceae) which is also called Saba banana (Indonesia and Philippines ), Nipah banana (Malaysia), Opo-ulu (Hawaii) and many other regional names throughout Southeast Asia, Papua and tropical Australia, have very large pseudostems (false tree) that can reach heights of 15 ft (5 m) with its diameter as big as a coconut tree. The trunk and leaves are shiny dark blue-green in color.
The unique characteristics of the fruit and distinctive taste delights is very popular in Indonesia. This fruits provide the nutritional value and rich in carbohydrates. They can be eaten straight when fully ripe but it is mostly cooked into various traditional desserts and mixed pastries. The flowers are also edible after being cooked into a variety of Indonesian cuisine.
I grow this banana on my backyard.