Ananas Comosus Plant. Ananas comosus is a plant that bears beautiful leaves, but what makes the plant famous is its fruit: Sheds part of its foliage during winter/autumn.
Ananas comosus, commonly called pineapple, is a terrestrial bromeliad that was originally discovered growing in tropical areas of south america (principally brazil). The stems and leaves are a source of fiber and can be processed into paper or 'pina cloth'. Pineapple (ananas comosus (l) merr.) is in the bromeliad family, which has about 45 genera and 2000 species.