It is estimated that, at the time the Europeans first arrived, there were more than 1,000 denominations, with a total of between 2 and 4 million people. Today they are […]
Jatobá (Hymenaea Courbaril) or Jataí, Jataí-amarelo, Jataí-peba, Jitaí, Farinheira, Imbiúva. Although the Jatoba tree is sometimes referred to as Brazilian Cherry, it is not a cherry tree and it is […]
According to the Brazilian law, indigenous land is the land traditionally occupied by Indians, permanently inhabited and used for its production activities, essential to the preservation of environmental resources necessary […]
This species is named Periquito-verde. It is endemic to Brazil. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical moist mountains, and heavily degraded former forest.
The Lobo-Guará (Chrysocyon brachyurus) is called the Maned Wolf in English – the largest canid of South America, resembling a large fox with reddish fur. It is locally known as Aguará […]
Chapéu-de-Sol, translated to “sun hat”, (Terminalia catappa) or called Sete-copas, Amendoeira, Amendoeira-da-praia, Amêndoa, Amendoeira-brava, Amendoeira-tropical, Guarda-sol, Noz-da-praia, Terminália, Amendoeira-da-índia, Amendoeira-do-pará, Anoz, Árvore-de-anoz, Árvore-de-noz, Cuca, Castanhola, Guarda-chuva, Chapéu-de-praia, Amendocira. Vastly found […]
Pitanga (Eugenia brasiliana) is the Brazilian cherry, native to tropical America. The taste ranges from sweet to sour. The word “pitanga” comes from Tupi-guarani pï’tana meaning “red” , or “what […]