Bromelia pinguin in the Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN), U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service. Bromelia pinguin is a large, perennial bromeliad with spikey fronds that grow up to two metres long. It often grows in dense colonies. It is native. Descriptions and articles about the Pinguin, scientifically known as Bromelia pinguin in the Encyclopedia of Life. Includes Overview; Distribution; Life Hist.

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Antifungal activity of fruit pulp extract from Bromelia pinguin. In addition, the leaf miner fly, Melanagromyza rosalesfeeds on the leaves of sexually active rosettes of B.

Datasheet Bromelia pinguin wild pineapple.

Bromelia pinguin – Wikipedia

National Plant Data Center. John Lindley Public domain. Catalog of the Seed Plants of West Indies. We are currently updating this section.

Smartphone users quickly have information on a plant directly for the pfaf. In Puerto Rico, small mammals such as rats, bromleia and fruit bats eat the fruits of B. You will receive a pinghin of benefits including: A single plant will produce several rosettes via stolons that spread horizontally up to approximately 0.

Journal of pimguin Bromeliad Society, bdomelia 2: It can grow in semi-shade light woodland or no shade. Taxonomic Tree Top of page Domain: Fungal inhibition by Bromelia pinguin Bromeliaceae and its effect on nutrient cycle dynamics.


Not for the casual reader. In Costa Rica this species is reported to flower at the beginning of the rainy season in May. A contribution to the botany of the Isle of Pines, Cuba, based upon the ponguin of the plants from that island contained in the herbarium of the Carnegie Museum under date of October, The rosette then gradually dies over the following six months of the dry season Woodley and Janzen, Pitcairnioideae with winged or rarely naked seeds, Tillandsioideae with plumose seed appendages and Bromelioideae with baccate fruits Givnish et al.

Acalypha indicaAlternanthera sessilisAmaranthus spinosusAmpelocissus latifoliaButea monospermaCalotropis giganteaColocasia spp. Further details may be available for individual references in the Distribution Table Details section which can be selected by going to Generate Report.

Beer Ananas pinguin L. In El Salvador, it is used to make gruel. QR Code What’s this?

Harvard University Press, pp. Antibacterial activity of proteins extracted from the pulp of wild edible fruit of Bromelia pinguin L.

It is hardy to zone UK Only comments or links that are felt bromflia be directly relevant to a plant will be included. Woodley and Janzen, ; Zuchowski, A fibre obtained from the leaves has been used locally for cordage, ropes etc[ ]. Uses Top of page B. Government Printing Office, pp Eaton, W.


Physicochemical, nutritional and antibacterial characteristics of the fruit of Bromelia pinguin L.

If you would like to support this site, please consider Donating. This usually takes place in May, at the beginning of the rainy season. Flowering plant Photograph by: History of Introduction and Spread Top of page Bromeliads are widely cultivated as ornamental plants across gromelia world Espace pour la vie, and B.

Title Fruits Caption Bromelia pinguin wild pineapple ; fruiting habit. For a list of references used on bromeloa page please go here A special thanks to Ken Fern for some of the information used on this page.

Risk of Introduction Top of page B. Notes on Natural Enemies Top of page The red land crab, Gecarcinus lateralisis a predator of the seeds and seedlings of B.

Distribution Top of page B.