Saging is a Filipino word for banana. In the Philippines, there are 2 kinds of Saging or Bananas available, those which is used for cooking (cooking Bananas) is called Saging na Saba and the rest are eaten as desserts when they are already ripe; edible when fully ripe, some of these varieties of Saging in the Philippines are: Lakatan, Laduntan, Señorita (very small ones), Butoan (with seeds), and Bungulan.