A plant in the family of pineapple plants that are originally native to Brazil and Bolivia. Today growing is spread around the world. Christoffer Columbus and his crew were the first Europeans to taste pineapple. Columbus then helped spread the fruit.
Pineapple is a rosette plant. It thrives best in 25-30 degrees celcius and needs approximately 1000–1500 mm of rain per year. This makes it very thrive good in tropical America, the only place where it is found in the wild. A cultivated plant lives for about 3 years. When the plant is 2-3 years old, it bears fruit, then withers and dies. The fruit can weigh over 2 kg. The most common pollinator of this fruit is the hummingbird.