White Tree of Minas Tirith

 / White Tree
   The White Trees of Minas Ithil and Minas Anor. See Galathilion.
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   A reminders of lost Númenor.
   A title of either of two white trees that grew in the courts of Minas Tirith, descended from Nimloth of Númenor, and ultimately (it is said) from Telperion itself.

J.R.R. Tolkien's Middle-earth glossary. . 2003.

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