Bromelia ananas.

Botanical name: 

BROMELIA ANANAS, L. Pine Apple. Cultivated in Florida. Delicious fruit, diuretic, menagogue and aphrodisiac: an excellent wine like Malmsey made with it; the syrup and preserves exquisite. Ambrosial smell and flavor.

Medical Flora, or Manual of the Medical Botany of the United States of North America, Vol. 2, 1830, was written by C. S. Rafinesque.