Hummingbird

Hummingbird

They are small, for some they go unnoticed, but for those who look for the presence of these birds beauty is something indescribable. The hummingbird, also known as hummingbird, sucker, honey sucker and sparrow. In brazil there are 322 known species today, most of them tropical and subtropical.

Bismarckia Nobilis

Bismarckia Nobilis

Palm-bismarckia, bismarck palm tree, blue palm this palm tree, despite its adaptability to climates and altitudes, prefers dry subtropical environments, withstand winds and vegetation even on low fertility soils. Majestic, they support their crown leaf in a single trunk of 35 centimeters of diameter that shows the cut of the base of the old leaves.

Bixa Orellana

Bixa Orellana

Long before cabral had landed on our lands, the indians urucued their bodies to protect them from insects and the scorching sun. When the navigator and his crew encountered these natives, they called them redskins, because of the color produced by the constant use of the pulp, produced with the seeds.

Vox Bonus

Vox Bonus

The leader and vocalist of u2 is a defender of the policies that defend the environment when traveling with his band, paul david hewson, the bono vox, takes the opportunity to interact with political leaders, religious and philanthropic entities and with environmental organizations, aware of that their geopolitical activism would not hold up in a devastated world.

Bougainvillea

Bougainvillea

Nothing better than starting the week with lots of color and lots of flower. This is not lacking when we speak of bougainvillea, popularly known as three-maries, spring, ever-glossy or still paper flower. The bougainvilla is a woody vine and has abundant flowering. Its leaves are small, smooth, slightly elongated and shiny.

Brownea Grandiceps

Brownea Grandiceps

Beach hat, sun-rose, rose-bush, sun-of-bolivia, palo-de-cruz, rosa de la montaña, bráunia. Tree essence to be cultivated only in hot and humid climates, since it originates in the northern region of the amazon. Its flowers, up to 15 centimeters in diameter, are curious because, in dense chapters of intense red, footprints appear to the trunk or in the main branches, forming gravel and velvety pods.

Brugmansia Suaveolens

Brugmansia Suaveolens

The flowers of the datura inspired drawings by alphonse mucha (one of the most representative artists of art noveau), his countryman, the czech painter milena safrova and, more recently, the american radiologist steven n. Meyers who uses the x-ray technique to create lights and shadows in his work. At the amazonas theater in manaus, the imposing chandeliers resemble the pendant shape of it.

Brunfelsia Uniflora

Brunfelsia Uniflora

Curiously, its flowers, lighten the petals from the dark violet until they are totally white. The nuances and intense scent attract a lepidopteran known as the manacá butterfly. This butterfly lays its eggs only on the leaves of this plant, which is the only food of its larvae. Now, as if the color of the flowering of this plant were not enough, the wings of the butterfly were added, painted yellow, white and black, with small areas totally translucent; giving the impression that we are contemplating a gothic stained glass, torn from a medieval cathedral.

Bulbine Frutescens

Bulbine Frutescens

Bulbine, garden chives i am always aware of the origin of plants. This is the only way i can get the best results from my projects. In the case of this species, mainly used for lining, it is important to note that it grows spontaneously in the dry valleys of the province of the eastern cape (eastern cape) in south africa, where the summers are very hot and the winters cold, but without occurrences of frosts.

Caladium X Hortulanum

Caladium X Hortulanum

The tinhorão, or tajá as it is known by the indians in the amazon region has always been linked to shamanic beliefs and practices. It serves as an amulet protecting the maloca, keeping snakes and jaguars away. Sorcerers devise talismans to drive away demons, the juruparis, as these evil spirits are known.