Monographs Details: Ananas comosus (L.) Merr.
Authority: Smith, Lyman B. 1967. Bromeliaceae of the Guayana Highland. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 14: 15-68.
Description:Distribution and Ecology - Distribution. Cultivated by the Indians in the Guayana Highland area (Maguire). British Guiana: Kako River, upper Mazaruni River. Native of southcentral Brazil and Paraguay but widely cultivated in the tropics and subtropics throughout the world.


Bromelia ananas L. Sp. PI. 285. 1753.

Bromelia comosa L. Herb. Amboin. 21. 1754; Amoen. Acad. 4: 130. 1759.

Ananassa sativa Lindl. Bot. Reg. 13: under pi. 1068. 1827, nomen nudum; Spach, Hist. Vég. 12: 400. 1846.

Ananas sativus Schult. f. in R. & S. Syst. 7: 1283. 1830.

Ananas ananas Voss in Vilm. Blumeng. ed. 3, 1: 964. 1895.

Distribution:Guyana South America| Brazil South America| Paraguay South America|