Cerrado plants and flowers by Alexandre Marino

Yellow Ipê is the best known and the typical tree of Brazil, a country’s symbol flower. Very common in the Cerrado and urban areas of the Planalto Central (Central Plateau), especially Brasília. Photo: Alexandre Marino

“Chuveirinho”(“Small Duche”), Paepalanthus chiquitensis Herzog,  a typical flower of the Brazilian Cerrado – Pirenopolis, Goiás, Brazil – Photo: Alexandre Marino

“Buriti” (Mauritia flexuosa), typical Cerrado palm tree. Brazil – Photo: Alexandre Marino

Pollyanna (Alamanda angustifolia). Endemic plant of the Serra dos Pireneus region and symbol of Pirenópolis` flora (Goiás). —Photo: Alexandre Marino


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