EPPO Global Database

Ananas comosus(ANHCO)

Code created in: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: ANHCO
  • Preferred name: Ananas comosus
  • Authority: (Linnaeus) Merrill


Brazil. Cultivated throughout the tropics for its fleshy fruits, and also more generally as an ornamental houseplant. The cultivated plant is a seedless clone of unknown origin 

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Ananas bracamorensis (Linden) Van Geert
Ananas comosus f. debilis Mez
Ananas comosus f. lucidus Mez
Ananas comosus f. sativus (Schultes & J. Schultes) Mez
Ananas comosus var. comosus (Linnaeus) Merrill
Ananas debilis (Lindley) Schultes & J. Schultes
Ananas lucidus Schultes & J. Schultes
Ananas porteanus Koch
Ananas sativus Schultes & J. Schultes
Bromelia comosa Linnaeus
Bromelia sativa (Lindley) Schultes
Bromelia semiserrata Willdenow

Common names
Name Language
pineapple English
Ananas German
ananas French
ananas Spanish
piña Spanish (HN)
piña americana Spanish
piña de América Spanish
ananasso Italian
pomo appio Italian
ananas Dutch
koningsappel Dutch
abacaxi Portuguese (BR)
ananás Portuguese
ananaseiro Portuguese
ananas Swedish
ananasu Japanese
painappuru Japanese
アナナス Japanese
パイナップル Japanese
ананас крупнохохолковый Russian
ананас настоящий Russian
ананас хохлатый Russian
ananas Hebrew
אֲנָנָס Hebrew
ananâs Arabic
أناناس Arabic
fèng lí shǔ Chinese
凤梨属 Chinese
ananas Hindi
अनन्नास Hindi
nenas Indonesian
nanasi Swahili