Caatinga

Caa·tin'ga noun [ Tupi caa- tinga white forest.] (Phytogeography) A forest composed of stunted trees and thorny bushes, found in areas of small rainfall in Brazil.
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Caatinga

• (n.) A forest composed of stunted trees and thorny bushes, found in areas of small rainfall in Brazil.
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caatinga

(from the article `South America`) Caatinga (white forest) refers to the generally stunted, somewhat sparse, and often thorny vegetation of the dry interior of northeastern Brazil. ... ...vegetation covers a large part of southwestern North America and southwestern Africa and smaller areas in Africa, South America, and Australia. In ......
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Caatinga

Caatinga (kaaˈtĩɡɐ) is a type of desert vegetation, and an ecoregion characterized by this vegetation in interior northeastern Brazil. The name `Caatinga` is a Tupi word meaning `white forest` or `white vegetation` (caa = forest, vegetation, tinga = white). Caatinga is a xeric shrubland and thorn forest, which consists primarily of small...
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caatinga

a low grade, dry, semi-deciduous thorny forest in northeastern Brasil.
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