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Former office of the preeminent banana expert and Belgian scientist Edmond De Langhe at Kilometer 5, Yangambi Research Station. Km 5 was the research complex where De Langhe planted his bananas and where he lived (house since destroyed). He gathered bananas from all over the world to plant here and worked on developing subsistence bananas and investigating banana history in Africa. When De Langhe left in 1960 his bananas, including YK5 and Ibota Ibota, spread all over Congo.