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Buriti (tree)

Buriti (Mauritia vinifera, Mart.), a plant from the palm family also known as meriti, muriti, muruti, coqueiro-buriti, boriti, carandá-guaçu or carandaí-guaçu, is one of the largest palm trees in Brazil, reaching up to thirty-five metres in height.


It can be said that a ‘jangada’ is a contraption made of the wood salvaged from shipwrecks; a construction in the form of a wooden grid to travel over water; a traditional fishing vessel from North and Northeast Brazil.