Genus: Ananas Mill.

Family: Bromeliaceae
Subfamily: Bromelioideae
Genus number: 599
Last updated: 02-Jul-2011
Accession Count: 391 (166 active, 90 available) in National Plant Germplasm System
Comments: all accepted species are in GRIN

List of Species Records in GRIN

References for genus:

  • Coppens d'Eeckenbrugge, G. & F. Leal 2003. Morphology, anatomy and taxonomy. (Pineapple Bot Prod) 13-32.
  • Coppens d'Eeckenbrugge, G. & R. Govaerts 2015. Synonymies in Ananas (Bromeliaceae). (Phytotaxa) 239:273-279.
  • Duval, M. F. et al. 2003. Relationships in Ananas and other related genera using chloroplast DNA restriction site variation. (Genome) 46:990-1004.
  • International Society for Horticultural Science International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource).. (ICRA)
  • Leal, F. et al. 1998. Taxonomy of the genera Ananas and Pseudananas—an historical review. (Selbyana) 19:227-235.
  • KBD: Kew Bibliographic Databases of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
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  • Google Scholar   

Synonyms (=), probable synonyms (=~), and possible synonyms (~):


Check Index Nominum Genericorum for Ananas
Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: Accessed 19 June 2019.