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Ananas comosus, Pineapple
DigiMorph Staff - The University of Texas at Austin
Ananas comosus
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Image processing: Dr. Jessie Maisano
Publication Date: 15 May 2002

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Other fruit on DigiMorph: Syagrus flexuosa

About the Species

This specimen, a 'baby' pineapple, was obtained from a commercial source in Austin, Texas and was scanned for Dr. Wolfgang Stuppy of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, UK. Funding for scanning was provided by a National Science Foundation Digital Libraries Initiative grant to Dr. Timothy Rowe of the Department of Geological Sciences, The University of Texas at Austin. Click here for a larger image.

About this Specimen

This specimen was scanned by Matthew Colbert on 04 April 2002 along its long axis for a total of 480 512x512 pixel slices. Each slice is 0.2188 mm thick, with an interslice spacing of 0.2188 mm and a field of reconstruction of 104 mm. The crown of the pineapple was removed prior to scanning.

About the
Scan

Links
Ananas on the University of Connecticut Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Conservatory website

pineapple on Purdue University's Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture website

pineapple on California Rare Fruit Growers website

Literature
& Links

None available.

Additional
Imagery

To cite this page: DigiMorph Staff, 2002, "Ananas comosus" (On-line), Digital Morphology. Accessed October 30, 2014 at http://digimorph.org/specimens/Ananas_comosus/.

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