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This genus is accepted, and its native range is Costa Rica to S. Tropical America.
Ananas Mill.

Native to:

Argentina Northeast, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Panamá, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Venezuela

Introduced into:

Andaman Is., Angola, Bahamas, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Bismarck Archipelago, Cayman Is., Central African Repu, China South-Central, China Southeast, Congo, Cook Is., Cuba, Dominican Republic, Easter Is., Equatorial Guinea, Fiji, Galápagos, Gambia, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Gulf of Guinea Is., Hainan, Haiti, Honduras, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Leeward Is., Malaya, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Mozambique, Nicaragua, Puerto Rico, Queensland, Samoa, Senegal, Society Is., Taiwan, Trinidad-Tobago, Venezuelan Antilles, Windward Is., Zaïre

Ananas Mill. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 1968 Irwin, H.S. [21144], Brazil K000731684
Jan 1, 1968 Irwin, H.S. [21144], Brazil K000731683
Harley, R.M. [24820], Brazil 54485.000
Harley, R.M. [24820], Brazil 60570.008
Wood, J.R. [23547], Bolivia K000731706
Irwin, H.S. [557788], Suriname K000731701

First published in Gard. Dict. Abr. ed. 4: s.p. (1754)

Accepted by

  • Bartholomew, D.P., Paull, R.E. & Rohrbach, K.G. (eds.) (2003 publ. 2002). The Pineapple. Botany, production and uses: 1-301. CABI publishing, Oxon, New York.
  • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 1-529. MIM, Deurne.

Colombian resources for Plants made Accessible
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Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew K000731701

Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0