1. Family: Bromeliaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Ananas Mill.
      1. Species: Ananas comosus (L.) Merr.
        1. Ananas comosus var. microstachys (Mez) L.B.Sm.

        This variety is accepted, and its native range is Costa Rica to S. Tropical America.

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    Distribution

    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, Suriname

    Ananas comosus var. microstachys (Mez) L.B.Sm. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 2008 Zappi, D.C. [1032], Mato Grosso Ananas ananassoides K000578493
    Jan 1, 2008 Sasaki, D. [1801], Mato Grosso Ananas ananassoides K000578492
    Jan 1, 2008 Projeto Flora Cristalino [444], Mato Grosso Ananas ananassoides K000578491
    Jan 1, 2002 Granville, J.J. [15081], France Ananas ananassoides K000731682
    Jan 1, 1993 Prance, G.T. [p26487], Brazil Ananas ananassoides K000731687
    Jan 1, 1991 Harley, R.M. [24820], Brazil Ananas ananassoides K000731689
    Jan 1, 1986 Thomas, W. [4421], Brazil Ananas ananassoides K000731699
    Apr 1, 1984 Krapovickas, A. [33739], Brazil Ananas ananassoides K000731691
    Apr 1, 1984 Krapovickas, A. [29916], Brazil Ananas ananassoides K000731692
    Jan 1, 1976 Campbell, D.G. [P22478], Brazil Ananas ananassoides K000731697
    Jan 1, 1967 Prance, G.T. [34077], Brazil Ananas ananassoides K000731693
    Mar 1, 1965 Eiten, G. [5553], Brazil Ananas ananassoides K000731685
    Harley, R.M. [24820], Brazil Ananas ananassoides K000731690
    Thomas, W. [4421], Brazil Ananas ananassoides K000731698
    Ratter, J.A. [R6933], Brazil Ananas ananassoides K000731688
    Ratter, J.A. [4418], Brazil Ananas ananassoides K000731694
    Irwin, H.S. [27500], Brazil Ananas ananassoides K000731696
    Eiten, G. [5728], Brazil Ananas ananassoides K000731703
    Eiten, G. [5728], Brazil Ananas ananassoides K000731704
    Pires, M.J. [1625], Brazil Ananas ananassoides K000731695

    First published in Contr. Gray Herb. 104: 72 (1934)

    Not accepted by

    • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 1-529. MIM, Deurne. [Cited as Ananas ananassoides.]

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Wendt, T., do Santos Coser, T., Fernandes, H.B. & Martinelli, G. (2010). Bromaliaceae do município de Santa Teresa, Espírito Santo: lista de espécies, distribuição, Conservação e comentérios taxonômicos Boletim do Museu de Biologia Mello Leitão 27: 21-53.

    Sources

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2018. 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 2018. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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