caatinga


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caatinga

(kɑːˈtɪŋɡə)
n
a Brazilian semi-arid scrub forest
[C19: from Tupi ka’a tinga white forest]
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gardneriana were collected in matrix trees of the municipality of Afranio-PE, Brazil (8[degrees] 30' 42" S; 41[degrees] 00' 36" W; 540 m) and the seeds were manually removed and processed in the Reference Center for Recovery of Degraded Areas of the Caatinga (CRAD), which belongs to the Federal University of the Sao Francisco Valley (UNIVASF), Petrolina, PE.
Apesar da significativa extensao, importancia socioeconomica e ser um bioma com ocorrencia restrita ao territorio nacional, a Caatinga e o menos protegido dentre os biomas brasileiros, com menos de 2% de sua area estando sob a forma de unidades de conservacao de protecao integral (TABARELLI et al.
In this sense, the objective was to prospect species of the native flora of the Caatinga Biome that occur in the Valley of the Submedio Sao Francisco that present aesthetic elements appropriate for use in the landscaping.
Firewood can be the main purpose of the exploration of the caatinga, or obtained from opening areas for plantig in shifting cultivation (SCHACHT et al.
2000) as part of the disjunct biome of the Seasonally Dry Tropical Forests (SDTF), one of the largest is the semiarid Caatinga Phytogeographical Domain (CPD), located in Northeastern Brazil (Figs.
2014), and also the unexpected record for Baturite Montain Range, in northeastern Brazil, within the Caatinga (Fernandes-Ferreira et al.
This State is within the caatinga domain, with rainy period restricted to about four months and high biodiversity adapted.
Relative to the northern Brazilian birds, the Guyanan samples have a lower degree of admixture with the Caatinga microsatellite group, and their microsatellite profile is comparable to Bolivian T.