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common name for several trees of the family Leguminosae (pulsepulse,
in botany, common name for members of the Fabaceae (Leguminosae), a large plant family, called also the pea, or legume, family. Numbering about 650 genera and 17,000 species, the family is third largest, after the asters and the orchids.
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 family) whose wood yields a red dye. The dye has largely been replaced by synthetic dyes for fabrics, but it is still used in high-quality red inks. The bright red wood, which takes a high polish, is used in cabinetwork and for making violin bows. The East Indian redwood, or sapanwood (Caesalpinia sappan), was called "bresel wood" when it was first imported to Europe in the Middle Ages; Portuguese explorers used this name for a similar South American tree (C. echinata), from which the name Brazil for its native country purportedly derives. The latter species has been severely depleted in its native range, and international trade in the raw wood is now regulated. Brazilwoods are classified in the division MagnoliophytaMagnoliophyta
, division of the plant kingdom consisting of those organisms commonly called the flowering plants, or angiosperms. The angiosperms have leaves, stems, and roots, and vascular, or conducting, tissue (xylem and phloem).
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, class Magnoliopsida, order Rosales, family Leguminosae.
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This impulse in Pau Brasil, what Oswald announces as "a volta ao sentido puro" ("Manifesto" 44), corresponds to what Peter Burger in chapter four of Theory of the Avant-Garde called the nonorganic character of the work of art, the sense of unity without resolution despite various conflicting elements.
As suggested above, synthesis within the Pau Brasil accepts conflicting pieces, even oppositions such as "A floresta e a escola" ("Manifesto" 45), two spaces which do not need to oppose each other but do for the sake of resistance.
The "Manifesto antropofagico" famously proposes that Brazil cannibalize the cultural production it imports, rather than replacing it (as Pau Brasil suggests doing).
La tecnica aplicada y el lenguaje utilizado marco un corrimiento respecto a la fase Pau Brasil. La estilizada figura central, tal como lo admitio la pintora anos despues, era la expresion de ciertas historias "pesadillescas" que de nina le contaban las empleadas de la hacienda paterna antes de dormir.
La propia artista reconocio en una entrevista: "(...) si alguna cosa tengo de bueno, en mi arte, es su brasilidad espontanea de 1924 hacia aca, esto es, la fase que yo llamo Pau Brasil y ultimamente, la fase Antropofagica" (27).
Diversity, evenness, species richness and number of specimens of each orchid-bee species collected at sites 1 (forest) and 2 (edge) at both 'Parque Nacional do Pau Brasil' (PNPB) and 'RPPN Estacao Veracel' (REV) in southern part of the state of Bahia, northeastern Brazil, after 20 hours of sampling at each site.
Nas fotografias aereas do ano de 1995 sao identificados diversos caminhos e estradas cortando a area das dunas, bem como ha a ampliacao dos condominios no entorno da APA Pau Brasil. Em 1996, Cabo Frio possuia mais de 101.000 habitantes.
O alvo europeu integra tambem o debate iniciado em 1924 com o Manifesto Pau Brasil, intensificando-o e levando-o alem.
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