Taxon: Ananas comosus (L.) Merr.

 
Genus: Ananas
Family: Bromeliaceae
  Subfamily: Bromelioideae
Nomen number: 3074
Place of publication: Interpr. Herb. amboin. 133. 1917
Name Verified on: 15-Jun-2011 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 16-Jun-2011
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Hilo (HILO)
Accessions: 4 in National Plant Germplasm System

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Southern America

    • Brazil: Brazil - Alagoas, - Amazonas, - Ceara, - Espirito Santo, - Goias, - Mato Grosso, - Mato Grosso do Sul, - Minas Gerais, - Para, - Paraiba, - Parana, - Pernambuco, - Rio de Janeiro, - Sao Paulo, - Amapa, - Rondonia, - Roraima, - Federal District, - Tocantins
    • Northern South America: Guyana; Suriname; Venezuela - Apure, - Bolivar, - Amazonas, - Anzoategui, - Falcon, - Delta Amacuro
    • Southern South America: Paraguay - Amambay, - Central, - Concepcion, - San Pedro
    • Western South America: Colombia - Meta, - Choco, - Amazonas, - Vaupes, - Vichada; Ecuador - Bolivar, - Morona-Santiago; Peru - Huanuco, - Loreto

  • Naturalized:

  • Southern America

    • Brazil: Brazil - Alagoas, - Amazonas, - Espirito Santo, - Minas Gerais, - Para, - Parana, - Pernambuco, - Rio de Janeiro, - Rio Grande do Sul, - Santa Catarina, - Sao Paulo, - Amapa, - Roraima
    • Northern South America: French Guiana; Venezuela - Bolivar, - Amazonas, - Monagas, - Federal District, - Tachira
    • Southern South America: Argentina - Corrientes, - Misiones; Paraguay - Alto Parana, - Caaguazu

  • Cultivated:

    • : Mexico
  • Africa

    • East Tropical Africa: Kenya
    • Southern Africa: South Africa; Swaziland
    • West Tropical Africa: Cote D'Ivoire; Nigeria
    • West-Central Tropical Africa: Cameroon
  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China
    • Eastern Asia: Taiwan
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: India
    • Indo-China: Cambodia; Thailand
    • Malesia: Indonesia; Malaysia; Philippines
  • Australasia

    • Australia: Australia
  • Northern America

    • : Mexico
  • Pacific

    • North-Central Pacific: United States - Hawaii
  • Southern America

    • Brazil: Brazil
    • Caribbean: Cuba; Dominican Republic; Martinique; Puerto Rico
    • Mesoamerica: Costa Rica; Guatemala; Honduras
    • Northern South America: Venezuela
    • Southern South America: Argentina; Paraguay
    • Western South America: Colombia; Ecuador

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Check other web resources for Ananas comosus (L.) Merr. :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • Flora del Conosur: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur
  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • New World Fruits Database: Online database from Bioversity International
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Ananas comosus cultivars
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.

Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image