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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Sumaúma

Sumaúma (Ceiba pentandra) or Sumaúma-da-várzea, Sumaumeira, Árvore-da-seda, Àrvore-da-lã, Paina-lisa, Sumaúma-verdadeira is found in the Amazon biome. Up to 70 meters high in the forest, up to 7 meters in diameter, […]

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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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Ipê-amarelo

The Ipê-amarelo (Tabebuia serratifolia) is considered the symbol tree of Brazil. It is native to  Atlantic Forest and Cerrado biomes, occurs naturally in the semideciduous forest. Height: 30 meters. The […]

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Pau-Brasil

Pau-Brasil (Caesalpinia echinata) is a species of Brazilian timber tree and may reach up to 15 metres in heigh. Common names include Arabutã, Ibirapiranga , Ibirapitanga ,Ibirapitá, Orabutã , Pau-de-pernambuco, […]

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Pau-de-Jangada

Pau de Jangada (Apeiba tibourbou), Pente de Macaco, Cortiça, Embira Branca, Jangadeira. Tree of medium size from 10 to 15 m tall. Tree used to make Jangada rafts, and manufacturing […]

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Guapuruvu

Guapuruvu (Schizolobium parahybum) or Bocurubu, Guapiruvu, Bandarra, Bucuruva, Guapurubu, Igarapobu, Pau-de-vintém, Pataqueira, Pau-de-canoa, Pau-de-tamanco.  Occurs in coastal Atlantic Forest in Southeast Brazil. It is the tree symbol of the city […]

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