Celeborn (White Tree)

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Celeborn
Other names"White Tree"
LocationTol Eressëa
FamilySeedling of Galathilion

Celeborn was the name of the White Tree that flourished in Tol Eressëa. It was a seedling of the tree Galathilion, which in turn had been made in image of Telperion, the eldest of the Two Trees of Valinor.[1]

Celeborn was an ancestor to Nimloth of Númenor[2] which is in turn ancestor to the White Trees of Gondor.[3]

Etymology

Celeb is Sindarin for "silver", while orn is "tree"; its name means "Tree of Silver".[4][5]

Genealogy

Telperion
Destroyed by Morgoth and Ungoliant
Galathilion on Túna
Made in the image of Telperion
Celeborn of Tol Eressëa
Nimloth of Númenor
First Tree of Gondor (Minas Ithil)
S.A. 3320 - 3429 (planted by Isildur)
Second Tree of Gondor (Minas Anor)
T.A. 2 - 1636 (planted by Isildur)
Third Tree of Gondor (Minas Tirith)
T.A. 1640 - 2872 (planted by Tarondor)
Fourth Tree of Gondor (Minas Tirith)
Since T.A. 3019 (planted by Elessar)

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