Flower Database

Pineapple

Basic information
Flower Name
Pineapple
Formal Name
Ananas comosus
Alias
Pineapple
Habitat
Brazil
Morph
tropical evergreen perennial
Comment
Pineapple (Scientific name: Ananas comosus) is native to Brazil, it is a tropical evergreen perennial of the family Bromeliaceae. It is cultivated mainly for harvesting fruits. The origin of the name depends on the appearance of brown tortoise crests (pine) lining many fruit (apple) surfaces (fruits). As sharp as a sword, it is stiff, thin, leaves a thick flower stem from the base of the root, stretches inflorescence from its tip and adds a lot of violet florets. The part where the flower trunk ripens after 100 or more florets have bloomed is edible. Pineapple has no seeds. Breeding is done with buds emerging from roots, leaves, fruits and the like. When cutting the fruit, the fruit (fruit flesh) in the fruit is yellow, many juice, sour and sweet. In addition to eating raw, it will be processed products such as juice, ice cream, sugar confectionery, canned food and wine. Beauty method called pineapple diet also became popular in the past. It is a tropical fruit that is commonly seen in supermarkets and fruit shops. Edible varieties are the main, but there are small varieties that are considered ornamental.
There is a , Pineapple lily (scientific name: Eucomis autumnalis) on a flower similar to pineapple though it is another genus.
Generic Name: Pineapple, Scientific name: Ananas comosus, aka: pine, origin: Brazil, plant height: 50 to 100 cm, flower color: blue purple, cultivation area: red soil (acidic soil) is optimum, fruit length: 20 cm, period until harvest: 2 years from planting, 1 year cycle from the following year.
Detailed information
Order
Poales
Family
Bromeliaceae
Genus
Ananas
Species
A. comosus
Flower type
Other
Flower array
Other
Petal shape
Egg-shaped/Oval
Leaf type
Linear
Leaf edge
Thorn-like
Flowering place
Greenhouse (sub-) Tropical area
Color
Violet
Season
Jun Jul
Height
50  ~ 100  [cm]
Diameter
3.5  ~ 6