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).

Exact synonyms: Ananas
Generic synonyms: Liliopsid Genus, Monocot Genus
Group relationships: Bromeliaceae, Family Bromeliaceae, Pineapple Family
Member holonyms: Ananas Comosus, Pineapple, Pineapple Plant

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Ananas

genus Amphiprion
genus Amphisbaena
genus Amphisbaenia
genus Amphiuma
genus Amsinckia
genus Amsonia
genus Amygdalus
genus Anabas
genus Anabrus
genus Anacardium
genus Anacyclus
genus Anadenanthera
genus Anagallis
genus Anagasta
genus Anagyris
genus Ananas (current term)
genus Anaphalis
genus Anarhichas
genus Anas
genus Anasa
genus Anastatica
genus Anastomus
genus Anatotitan
genus Anchusa
genus Ancistrodon
genus Ancylus
genus Andira
genus Andreaea
genus Andrena
genus Andricus

Literary usage of Genus Ananas

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

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 ..."

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