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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A fruit sliced longitudinally to show numerous hard, black seeds embedded in the succulent flesh appears below:. The very young inflorescences are eaten as a vegetable[46].

In our area, in March when Bromelia pinguin is flowering while Bromelia karatas is fruiting, new leaves of Bromelia pinguin often are red, while those of Bromelia karatas usually are all green. The two species’ flowers are very similar, but they’re displayed very differently.

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Spread it over your cut as if it were a bandage, and it’ll stop the bleeding. It should be easy to rub off making the skin karaas the berry shiny. The juice of the whole plant? Plants For A Future have a number of books available in paperback and digital form.


The entire flora 13 volumes can now be downloaded from http: The fruits often bear stinging hairs, but these didn’t. When they involve my favorite plants, the bromeliads, it can’t get any better.

Now containing plants. Morren Nidularium karatas L. The species encountered on Cerro de Cruz Grande differed from those species both by being terrestrial and by growing much larger, as you can see below:.

Morren Nidularium karatas L. In that picture notice that around the edge of the cluster of brown-gray things in the plant’s center, purplish flowers are arising. We are currently updating this section.

I carry Golden Seal powder for cuts, and we all know that placing a small patch of toilet paper over a cut will staunch it. Bromelia karatas produces its flowers and berries tucked down in the rosette of leaves. If you have questions about a plant please use the Forum on this website as we do not have the resources to answer questions ourselves.

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This QR Code is unique akratas this page. It’s used to treat scurvy and diabetes, and an alcoholic tincture of it is used for ulcers. To leave a comment please Register or login here All comments need to be approved so will not appear immediately. It cannot grow in the shade.


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Not for the casual reader. If pressure is applied behind a fruit sliced as shown above, the sweet flesh pops out presenting itself for eating, as shown below:. For more information about QR Codes click here.

I’ve run into lots of blood-staunching remedies like this and I always wonder whether the thing being talked about possesses a particular chemical that staunches the blood, or whether just about any powder or fine-textured material will do.

If a hair lodges in your lips or tongue it stings for a long time. QR Codes are barcodes that can be read by mobile phone smartphone cameras.

Below, you can see my hand withdrawing a fruit:. Excerpts from Jim Conrad’s Naturalist Beomelia. Boiled and mashed seeds sweetened with sugar are said to expel internal parasites. Requires a well-drained soil and a position in full sun[ ]. Plants For A Future can not take any responsibility for any adverse effects from the use of plants.