Sinonimi: pineapple plant | Ananas comosus | ananas
1. A tropical American plant bearing a large fleshy edible fruit with a terminal tuft of stiff leaves; widely cultivated in the tropics; SYN. pineapple plant, Ananas comosus.
2. Large sweet fleshy tropical fruit with a terminal tuft of stiff leaves; widely cultivated; SYN. ananas.
Plant Ananas comosus of the bromeliad family, native to South and Central America, but now cultivated in many other tropical areas, such as Hawaii and Queensland, Australia. The mauvish flowers are produced in the second year, and subsequently consolidate with their bracts into a fleshy fruit.
For export to world markets the fruits are cut unripe and lack the sweet juiciness typical of the canned pineapple (usually the smoother-skinned Cayenne variety), which is allowed to mature fully. SYN. pine apple
Južnoamerička biljka sa veoma ukusnim i mirisnim plodom težine 3-4 kg.
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