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Brazil nut trees symbiotic relationship with an orchid, an orchid bee and an agouti...

Brazil nut coco

Brazil Nuts

Are they nuts or are they seeds? They certainly are yummy...

Trees

Trees

Brazil nut trees emerging above the canopy, are the giants of the rainforest...

Habitat

Habitat

Brazil nut trees only grow in pristine primary tropical lowland rainforest...

Collection

Collection

The Brazil nut is the principal cash crop providing about ½ the livelihoods of many collectors.

Pollination

Pollination

Brazil nut need to be pollinated by a special orchid bee, these only live in wild forests...

Dispersal

Dispersal

Brazil nuts are very tough nuts to crack and this large rodent has super strong teeth!

Empty Pods

Empty Pods

Empty Brazil nut seed pods collect rainwater making breeding pools for amphibians and insects.

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Links

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