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Jardin Botanico de Cali Oeste de la ciudad
Colombia

Este sendero tiene 800 metros de longitud y te ofrece la oportunidad de explorar cómo las plantas son importantes en nuestras vidas diarias, al proveernos elementos importantes para nuestra  cultura y  economía. Atraviesa una zona de bosque seco tropical, uno de los pocos que queda ya en el Valle del Cauca. Los seres humanos de todas las épocas y de todas las culturas hemos sido increíblemente creativos al utilizar los materiales vegetales para las diversas necesidades: madera para construir refugios y hacer herramientas, fibras para cuerdas, para tejer y hacer canastos, papel, tintes naturales, perfumes, resinas, aceites y jabones, para nombrar unos pocos.

Copyright: Armando Rojas Florez
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 8000x4000
Taken: 20/08/2011
Uploaded: 07/09/2011
Updated: 22/03/2015
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Tags: jardin botanico; esfericas fotografia; armando rojas fotografo; cali; valle; valle del cauca
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