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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Bromelia pinguin (wild pineapple)

In Puerto Rico it grows in areas that have between and mm of rainfall Francis, The book can be downloaded from the Internet. Pinguim is common in lowland areas in Guatemala and on poorer soils in Trinidad Dodge, ; Standley and Steyermark, Biology and Ecology Top of page Genetics B. Copy and print the QR code to a plant label, poster, book, website, magazines, newspaper etc and even t-shirts.

Distribution Table Top of page The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available. It may also be introduced as an ornamental plant. The rosette produces yellow fruits, which mature by the end of the rainy season in November.


Research carried out by Hernandez-Rodriguez et al. Acalypha indicaAlternanthera sessilisAmaranthus spinosusAmpelocissus latifoliaButea monospermaCalotropis giganteaColocasia spp. Notes on Taxonomy and Nomenclature Top of page Species of the family Bromeliaceae are primarily Neotropical in origin.

Bromelia pinguin – Wikispecies

Though some sources consider it native to Cuba, it is also recorded as invasive, where it is invading forests and savannahs, displacing native vegetation and providing a niche for small invasive mammals. Bromelia ignea Beer Bromelia sepiaria Schult. It grows along the Bromekia river bank and also along a railway line between Bhagalpur to Maharajganj Maurya et al. When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on the status.

Bishop Museum Press, pp. The fruit is intensely sour and acrid, it is sometimes used for making vinegar[ ]. It is also used to stabilize river banks near estuaries in Chiapas, Mexico Guess and Guess, Succeeds in poorer soils[ ]. Harvard University Press, pp.

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Bromelia pinguin

Tropical Ecology, 53 2: Cornell University Press, pp. Common bgomelia widely distributed in the lowlands of Guatemala, forming wide and dense thickets on the plains[ ].


History of Introduction and Spread Top of page Bromeliads are widely cultivated as ornamental plants across the world Espace pour la vie, and B. Generate a print friendly version containing only the sections you need.

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

Flowering plant Photograph by: It is reported to restrict access to land and inhibit grazing Francis, Beer Agallostachys pinguin L. It makes an excellent, refreshing drink[ ].

New colonies are established through seed dispersal and these colonies then expand through vegetative reproduction Francis, The rosette then gradually dies over the following six months of the dry season Woodley and Janzen, Distribution Top of page B. National Plant Data Center. It prefers dry or moist soil. In gardens of Bfomelia.