Ananas comosus (L.) Merr.

 
  • Family : BROMELIACEAE
    (PINEAPPLE FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Bromeliaceae
  • Species : Ananas comosus
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Ananas comosus (L.) Merr.
  • Common name : Pineapple plant
  • Vernacular name : Ananas (Hin.); Anasaa pondu (Tel.); Sapuri (Ori.)
  • Collection Nos : RRLB 1400
  • Collector(s) Name : M. Brahmam
  • Collection Date : 10/04/74
  • Collection Locality : Bhubaneswar, Khurda district, Odisha
  • Habitat : Cultivated
  • Key identification features : A coriaceous shrub with single fruit in the center of the crown of the leaves
  • Habit : Undershrub
  • Flower, Fruit : October-June
  • Native : Tropical America
  • Comments : Often on hills in plantations. Cultivated for its edible fruit.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Khurda district, Odisha state
  • World Distribution : Cultivated in tropics
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 3; Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (2). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Arun Singh R., Deepak Kumar, Raja K Swamy and Navendu Page (2016). Digital Flora of Eastern Ghats. http://easternghats.ces.iisc.ernet.in/plants.php?name=Ananas comosus. Downloaded on 3 July 2020.

Herbarium Specimen(s)

Comments

All fields are required






 
Creative Commons License
Digital Flora of Eastern Ghats by Herbarium JCB is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.
Based on a work at http://easternghats.ces.iisc.ernet.in.