All Floras      Search Specimen
Login | eFloras Home | Help
IBSC | Family List | Angiospermae | Bromeliaceae

Ananas Mill.

凤梨属

Description from Flora of China

Herbs perennial, erect, simple. Leaves in a dense rosette; leaf sheath scarcely enlarged; leaf blade spinose serrate at margin. Inflorescence erect, scapose, strobiliform, apex with a tuft of sterile, leafy bracts. Flowers bisexual. Petals each bearing 2 funnelform, slender scales. Ovaries inferior, coalescing and with bracts and rachis forming a compound, fleshy fruit (syncarp).

Eight species: South America; one species (introduced) in China.


 

Related Objects  

Flora of China  
  • PDF File
  • PDF

    IBSC @ efloras.org
    Browse by
    Family
    Genera
    Search by name

    Specimen Search

    People @ IBSC

     

     

     |  eFlora Home |  People Search  |  Help  |  ActKey  |  Hu Cards  |  Glossary  |