Pilinehtar is the Elvish name of a plant.
It has been suggested that pilinehtar derives from Quenya pilin "arrow" + ehtar "spearman", features that describe "the shape of [the plant's] stems".
- ↑ J.R.R. Tolkien, Christopher Tolkien (ed.), Pictures by J.R.R. Tolkien, drawing no. 45 (the drawing first appeared in the J.R.R. Tolkien Calendar 1979)
- ↑ Wayne G. Hammond and Christina Scull, J.R.R. Tolkien: Artist & Illustrator, p. 199 (note 34)