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Ananas comosus (L.) Merr.
Pineapple

Family: Bromeliaceae

Group: Monocot

Substrate: Terrestrial

Habit: Herb

Perennation: Perennial

Native Range: South America; widely cultivated and sometimes naturalized.

SOUTH FLORIDA Occurrence: Present

SOUTH FLORIDA Native Status: Not Native, Cultivated Only

SOUTH FLORIDA Cultivated Status: Cultivated

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FISF Synonyms: A. ananas.

FLORIDA KEYS Occurrence: Present

FLORIDA KEYS Native Status: Not Native, Cultivated Only

Florida Keys History and Distribution: Reported in 1913 by John Kunkel Small for pinelands and disturbed areas, but most likely persisting from cultivation. This has been cultivated nearly throughout the Florida Keys for decades.

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Ananas comosus
Copyright by: George D. Gann
Fields of cultivated pineapples in northern Costa Rica, 2013

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Ananas comosus
Copyright by: George D. Gann
Fields of cultivated pineapples in northern Costa Rica, 2013
Ananas comosus
Copyright by: Forest & Kim Starr

Ananas comosus
Copyright by: Marcos A. Caraballo-Ortiz; Agrandar.