Definition of Genus ananas
1. Noun. A genus of tropical American plants have sword-shaped leaves and a fleshy compound fruits composed of the fruits of several flowers (such as pineapples).
Generic synonyms: Liliopsid Genus, Monocot Genus
Group relationships: Bromeliaceae, Family Bromeliaceae, Pineapple Family
Member holonyms: Ananas Comosus, Pineapple, Pineapple Plant
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Literary usage of Genus ananas
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1. Pamphlets on Forestry in the Philippine Islands (1903)
"Family BROMELIACEAE Genus ANANAS ANANAS COMOSUS (Linn.) Merr. PINEAPPLE. In some parts of the Philippines, particularly in parts of Palawan, the pineapple ..."
2. The Encyclopedia of Practical Horticulture: A Reference System of Commercial by Granville Lowther, William Worthington (1914)
"Pineapple The plant belongs to a very peculiar family, the Bromeliaceae, and is the most important species In the genus Ananas. In its original distribution ..."
3. Bulletin (1902)
"... native throughout the tropical and sub-tropical regions of North, Central and South America. The pineapple belongs to the genus Ananas and is known ..."