Campo

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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Campo

 

(Portuguese, “plain”), savanna-type vegetation in Brazil.

Campos cerrados consist of sparse, low-growing (2–3 m) trees and shrubs and stiff matted grasses; campos limpos are treeless and consist of grassy herbs.

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