Ananas comosus (L.) Merr.

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Common names: Pineapple (English)
Notes: The cultivated pineapple.
Derivation of specific name: comosus: with tufts formed from hairs, leaves or flowers
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Worldwide distribution: Native of South America, possibly Paraguay, but domesticated for many centuries
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Lock, J.M. & Diniz, M.A. (2010). Bromeliaceae Flora Zambesiaca 13(2) Page 77.

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Flora of Mozambique: cultivated Ananas comosus

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Ananas comosus
African Plant Database: Ananas comosus
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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated Plants: Species information: Ananas comosus., retrieved 22 June 2024

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