Brazilian

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Brazilian shrub having twice-pinnate leaves and small spicate flowers followed by flat or irregularly torulose pods; sometimes placed in genus Piptadenia Anadenanthera colubrina , Piptadenia macrocarpa
Brazilian timber tree apa
Brazilian tree with handsomely marked wood arariba , Centrolobium robustum
Brazilian palm assai
Brazilian palm yielding fibers used in making ropes, mats, and brushes Attalea funifera , bahia coquilla , Bahia piassava , piassava palm , pissaba palm
Brazilian jazz and samba music blended together bossa nova
Brazilian vine that tends to flower continuously Bougainvillea glabra , paper flower
small Brazilian evergreen resinous tree or shrub having dark green leaflets and white flowers followed by bright red fruit; used as a street tree and lawn specimen Brazilian pepper tree , Schinus terebinthifolius
important Brazilian timber tree yielding a heavy hard dark-colored wood streaked with black Brazilian rosewood , caviuna wood , Dalbergia nigra , jacaranda
Brazilian palm of genus Euterpe whose leaf buds are eaten like cabbage when young cabbage palm , Euterpe oleracea
Brazilian Cariama; sole representative of the genus Cariama Cariama cristata , crested cariama , seriema
Brazilian fan palm having an edible root; source of a useful leaf fiber and a brittle yellowish wax carnauba , carnauba palm , Copernicia cerifera , Copernicia prunifera , wax palm
epiphytic cactus of Brazilian ancestry widely cultivated as a houseplant having jointed flat segments and usually rose-purple flowers that bloom in winter Christmas cactus , Schlumbergera baridgesii , Schlumbergera buckleyi
Brazilian tree yielding a handsome cabinet wood Dalbergia cearensis , kingwood , kingwood tree
French composer of works that combine jazz and polytonality and Brazilian music (1892-1974) Darius Milhaud , Milhaud
Brazilian tree with spicy red fruit; often cultivated in California and Florida Eugenia uniflora , pitanga , Surinam cherry
small genus of Brazilian cacti having flat fleshy usually branched joints and showy red or pink flowers followed by red fleshy fruits genus Zygocactus , Zygocactus
Brazilian statesman who ruled Brazil as a virtual dictator (1883-1954) Getulio Dornelles Vargas , Vargas
Brazilian passionflower cultivated for its deep purple fruit granadilla , Passiflora edulis , purple granadillo
nut of Brazilian or West Indian palms grugru nut
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