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This is a field of Carnauba palm trees (Carnaubais) in a region of Piaui state where there are a lot of these fields.
Man from Northeast use all the products of this tree: leaves, trunks, fruits and from the leaves are extracted a wax. This wax is used in industries to make a lot of products.
Wax of Carnauba is one of the main products of export from our state.
Carnauba is known as Tree of Life.

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Additional Photos by maria ja barbosa (siamesa) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5956 W: 16 N: 5276] (28231)
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