Ananas comosus (L.) Merr.

 
  • Family : BROMELIACEAE
    (Pineapple Family)
  • Family (Hindi name) : ANANNAS FAMILY (अन्नानास फैमिली)
  • Family (as per The APG System III) : Bromeliaceae
  • Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Ananas comosus (L.) Merr.
  • Common name : Pineapple plant
  • Vernacular name :
    • Ananas (Kannada)
    • Ananus (Marathi)
    • Annarachakka, Anassappazham, Kazhuthachakka, Kaithachakka, Prithichakka (Malayalam)
    • Sapuri (Oria)
    • Ananas (Hindi)
    • Anaasa pandu (Telugu)
  • Habit : Undershrub
  • Comments / notes : Commonly cultivated for its edible fruit of commerce
  • Flower, Fruit : Throughout the year
  • Collection Locality : Bhubaneswar, Khurda district
  • Distribution :
    • Kerala : All districts of Kerala
    • Maharashtra : Sindhudurg district
    • Odisha : Khurda district
  • Native : South America
  • World Distribution : Tropical America, cultivated in Paleotropics
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature :
    • Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara
    • Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI.
  • Read more :
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Deepak Kumar (2024). India Flora Online. http://indiafloraonline-ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Ananas comosus. Downloaded on 20 May 2024.

Herbarium Specimen(s)

India Distribution

World Distribution

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