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Pineapple flowers

Ananas comosus

Description:

Pineapple is the common name for this tropical plant and its edible fruit, which is actually a multiple fruit consisting of coalesced berries. It was given the name pineapple due to its resemblance to a pine cone. The pineapple is by far the most economically important plant in the Bromeliaceae.

Habitat:

Mérida, Venezuela

Notes:

Pineapples are the only edible plant in the showy bromeliad family.

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YucefMerhi
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YucefMerhi

Mérida, Estado Mérida, Venezuela

Spotted on Jan 28, 2010
Submitted on Dec 2, 2011

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