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There are several species of the Yellow Ipê, genus Tabebuia, name Tupi-Guarani meaning ‘ floating wood’ and the name Ipê means ‘tree of thick skin’. It is considered the symbol tree of Brazil and its blossoming season coincides with the date of the national feast.

Existem várias espécies de Ipê Amarelo, gênero Tabebuia, nome de origem Tupi-Guarani que significa ‘madeira que flutua’ e o nome Ipê significa ‘árvore de casca grossa’. Ela é considerada a árvore símbolo do Brasil e sua floração coincide com a data da festa nacional.

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