Bromelia karatas is an evergreen Perennial growing to 3 m (9ft) by 3 m (9ft) at a fast rate. It is hardy to zone (UK) Suitable for: light (sandy), medium (loamy). Bromelia karatas L. Search in The Plant List Search in IPNI Search in Australian Plant Name Index Search in NYBG Virtual Herbarium Search in Muséum. Bromelia karatas — Overview. Plumier’s Bromelia learn more about names for this taxon Explore what EOL knows about Bromelia karatas. Add a brief.

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Voss Karatas lagopus E. Morren Nidularium karatas L. The very young inflorescences are eaten as a vegetable[46]. The fruit is edible[ ]. A pleasant flavour[46 ]. It is used in the preparation of a kartas drink called ‘Atol de Pina'[46]. The fruit is up to 8cm long[ ]. The fruits are edible after removal of thin stinging hairs.

Similarly to pineapple, eating too much may cause blisters. Tender leaf bases of young shoots – blanched and eaten as a vegetable or added to soups[ ]. Plants For A Future can not take any responsibility for any adverse effects from the use of plants. Always seek advice from a professional before using a plant medicinally.

The juice of the plant is used to cicatrize recent sores and wounds[ ].


Tropicos | Name – Bromelia karatas L.

An alcoholic tincture of the juice is used for a detersive on ulcers[ ]. The juice of the whole plant? A plant of the semi-arid tropics and subtropics[ ]. Requires a well-drained soil and a position in full sun[ ].

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To leave a comment please Register or login here All comments need karataw be approved so will not appear immediately. You will receive a range of benefits including: You can unsubscribe at anytime. Bromelia karatas – L. Habitats Marginal forests bordering savannahs and in deciduous forests, at elevations of 1, – 1, metres[ ].

You can translate the content of this page by selecting a language in the select box. Bromelia karatas is an evergreen Perennial growing to 3 m 9ft by 3 m 9ft at a fast rate. It ksratas hardy to zone UK It cannot grow in the shade.

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Some information cannot be used for commercial reasons or be modified but some can. Please view the copyright link for more information. Ananas pingouin, Karatas, Camburito. The fruits have thin stinging hairs. Marginal forests bordering savannahs and in deciduous forests, at elevations of 1, – 1, metres[ ].