Carnaúba palm trees near Pombal (PB). Brazil has more palm species than any other country in the world and trees like the the carnaúba manage to survive in extreme arid areas.Carnaúba, perto de Pombal (PB). O Brasil tem mais espécies de palmeiras do que qualquer outro país. Palmeiras como a carnaúba conseguem sobreviver em áreas de extrema aridez.
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