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Taxon: Ananas comosus (L.) Merr. var. microstachys (Mez) L. B. Sm.

Genus: Ananas
Family: Bromeliaceae
Subfamily: Bromelioideae
Nomen number: 479556
Place of publication: Contr. Gray Herb. 104:72. 1934
Link to protologue: https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/39576023
Name Verified on: 23-Nov-2017 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 14 (8 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Autonyms (not in current use), synonyms and invalid designations:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym, I invalid designation)

Common names:

Distributional Range:


    Southern America
    • BRAZIL: Brazil [Alagoas, Amazonas, Ceará, Espírito Santo, Goiás, Mato Grosso, Mato Grosso do Sul, Minas Gerais, Pará, Paraíba, Paraná, Pernambuco, Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo, Amapá, Rondônia, Distrito Federal, Tocantins]
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Paraguay [Amambay, Central, Concepción, San Pedro]


  1. Chan, Y. K. et al. 2003. Breeding and variety improvement. The pineapple: botany, production and uses 33-55. Note: = Ananas comosus var. ananassoides
  2. Coppens d'Eeckenbrugge, G. & F. Leal. 2003. Morphology, anatomy and taxonomy. The pineapple: botany, production and uses 13-32. Note: = Ananas comosus var. ananassoides
  3. Coppens d'Eeckenbrugge, G. & R. Govaerts. 2015. Synonimies in Ananas (Bromeliaceae). Phytotaxa 239:273-279.
  4. Duval, M. F. et al. 2003. Relationships in Ananas and other related genera using chloroplast DNA restriction site variation. Genome 46:990-1004. Note: = Ananas ananassoides
  5. Souza Hilo de, E. et al. 2012. Genetic variation of the Ananas genus with ornamental potential. Genet. Resources Crop Evol. 59:1357-1376. Note: as Ananas comosus var. ananassoides

Check other web resources for Ananas comosus (L.) Merr. var. microstachys (Mez) L. B. Sm. :

  • Flora del Conosur: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Ananas comosus var. microstachys 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.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=479556. Accessed 15 August 2020.