Wednesday, April 09, 2008

Morning at Mararu, part 8

Cupuaçu leaves (Theobroma grandiflorum) provide the curtain for a ficus that has made its way up a large sapucaia tree (Lecythis pisonis). To keep their small processing plant busy, Paulo and Zilma need a lot of cupuaçu fruit, so it's not surprising that they have planted hundreds of these trees.

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