Yes, a banana is a berry. Suprised?
Usually, people think of berries as small, squishy fruit that can be picked off plants, but the scientific classification is far more complex.
Botanically speaking, a berry has three distinct fleshy layers: the exocarp (outer skin), mesocarp (fleshy middle) and endocarp (innermost part, which holds the seeds). For example, a grape’s outer skin is the exocarp, its fleshy middle is the mesocarp and the jelly-like insides holding the seeds constitute the endocarp,
A banana is a berry and a fruit which grows on large herbs (not trees).