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'''Holly''' was a thorny evergreen species of ilex. In [[Middle-earth]], it was especially abundant in the land of [[Hollin]], which took its name from this tree.<ref>{{FR|II3}}</ref>  The [[Sindarin]] word for "holly" was ''[[ereg]]''.<ref>{{S|Appendix}}, ''ereg''</ref>
 
'''Holly''' was a thorny evergreen species of ilex. In [[Middle-earth]], it was especially abundant in the land of [[Hollin]], which took its name from this tree.<ref>{{FR|II3}}</ref>  The [[Sindarin]] word for "holly" was ''[[ereg]]''.<ref>{{S|Appendix}}, ''ereg''</ref>
  
 
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Holly
FamilyAquifoliaceae
LocationHollin
AppearanceEverygreen trees with spiny leaves

Holly was a thorny evergreen species of ilex. In Middle-earth, it was especially abundant in the land of Hollin, which took its name from this tree.[1] The Sindarin word for "holly" was ereg.[2]

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  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Fellowship of the Ring, "The Ring Goes South"
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), The Silmarillion, "Appendix: Elements in Quenya and Sindarin Names", ereg