Jatobá

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 […]

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Indigenous Land

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 […]

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Periquito-verde

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.

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Lobo-Guará

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 […]

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Chapéu de Sol

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 […]

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Pitanga

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 […]

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