Definition of Caatingas
1. caatinga [n] - See also: caatinga
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Literary usage of Caatingas
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Plant-geography Upon a Physiological Basis by Andreas Franz Wilhelm Schimper (1903)
"The caatingas exhibit thorny bushes, chiefly formed of ... The caatingas of Brazil have frequently been described, especially by Martius, Saint-Hilaire, ..."
2. Hooker's Journal of Botany and Kew Garden Miscellany by Sir William Jackson Hooker (1856)
"On the ground in caatingas, Panure. March, 1853. The pileus is 5 inches across, and split up from the very base so as to form a large wedge-like expansion. ..."
3. Notes of a Botanist on the Amazon & Andes: Being Records of Travel on the by Richard Spruce, Alfred Russel Wallace (1908)
"But the caatingas of the Amazon-Orinoco region have a perpetually humid climate, and the trees are ..."
4. Pharmacographia; a History of the Principal Drugs of Vegetable Origin, Met by Friedrich August Flückiger, Daniel Hanbury (1879)
"(C. cordifolia Hayne), a large tree found in the caatingas or dry woods of the Brazilian ... The tree grows on dry campos, caatingas and other places in the ..."
5. A Year in Brazil: With Notes on the Abolition of Slavery, the Finances of by Hastings Charles Dent (1886)
"In some of the smaller species, the leaves and stems are covered with long fine spines or thorns. In the " caatingas " I ..."
6. Brazil by Errol Lincoln Uys (2000)
"... hinting at a connection with the tawny knights of the caatingas. He wore soft leather shoes; these, and his manner of treading ever so lightly, ..."