The order Pilosa / paɪˈloʊsə / is a group of placental mammals, extant today only in the Americas. It includes the anteaters and sloths, including the extinct ground sloths, which became extinct about 10,000 years ago. The name comes from the Latin word for "hairy". Pilosans are good examples of ecological harmony.
Myrciaria pilosa, commonly known as cambucá do sertão (interior cambucá) is a species of plant in the family Myrtaceae. It is endemic to the state of Ceará in the north-east of Brazil . The plant is a small tree that grows to between 1.5 and 2 metres tall, and produces edible, red, spherical fruit round 20mm in diameter.
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Bidens pilosa is a branched annual forb of gracile habit, growing up to 1.8 meters tall. It grows aggressively on disturbed land and often becomes weedy. The leaves are all oppositely arranged and range from simple to pinnate in form, the upper leaves with three to five dentate, ovate-to-lanceolate leaflets.
Portulaca pilosa is a pantropical species which according to some sources is native to the Americas, and according to others to Asia or even to both. In the Americas P. pilosa can be found in Mexico, West indies, Central America, and as far south in South America as Brazil. And in the United States, they are typically concentrated in the ...
Calliandra pilosa is a species of legume in the family Fabaceae. It is found only in the country of Jamaica.
Oxalis / ˈ ɒ k s ə l ɪ s / (American English) or / ɒ k s ˈ ɑː l ɪ s / (British English) is a large genus of flowering plants in the wood-sorrel family Oxalidaceae comprising about 570 species.
Noted for their slowness of movement, they spend most of their lives hanging upside down in the trees of the tropical rainforests of South America and Central America. They are considered to be most closely related to anteaters, together making up the xenarthran order Pilosa.