The German gardens in which the ananas was first brought to maturity appear to have been the following.
ananas are cultivated solely for the sake of the fibre, which is sold in the market.
ananas, an-an′as, n. the pine-apple: the West Indian penguin.
Gonalo Hernandez de Oviedo is, as far as I know, the first person who described and delineated the ananas.
He has, however, given a somewhat better figure of the ananas, which he calls matzatli or pinea Indica251.
Pine-apples (ananas) are not much cultivated on the coast of Peru.
For the knitting of the fibers of the ananas for the piña web (called sugot) she gets only an eighth of a real and her food.
Nana was the Brazilian name,1550 which the Portuguese turned into ananas.
Before the cultivation of the ananas was introduced, the Dutch had begun to employ tanners bark for making forcing-beds.