With colorful names like xique-xique and mandacaru, the cactii thriving in the sertão manage to grow in the most inhospitable and arid locations such as these growing out of cracked rock.Com nomes pitorescos como xique-xique e mandacaru, os cactus que florescem no sertão podem crescer nos locais mais inóspitos e áridos, como estes vistos aqui, saindo das brechas das rochas.
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