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Clarke, J. Harold Clarke Nursery, Long Beach, Washington.
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A low-growing perennial plant (genus Ananas) and its edible fruit, indigenous to the Americas. The cultivated varieties (cultivars) of pineapple belong to the species Ananas comosus (alternatively Ananas sativus) of the plant order Bromeliales or Poales, depending on the exact classification system. See also: Bromeliales; Fruit; Horticultural crops; Poales
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