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The Carob tree (Ceratonia siliqua), Oludeniz (Turkey) Jun 20, 2012. Dutch name: Johannesbroodboom. The "beans" of the Carob tree (Ceratonia siliqua) contains the seeds of this tree. The beans grow directly out of the trunk and out of the boughs. The beans can, after drying, be eaten by men and animals. The weight of one seed was for centuries the international standard for the weight of 1 carat. Carob tree,Ceratonia siliqua,Geotagged,Spring,Turkey Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

The Carob tree (Ceratonia siliqua), Oludeniz (Turkey) Jun 20, 2012. Dutch name: Johannesbroodboom.

The "beans" of the Carob tree (Ceratonia siliqua) contains the seeds of this tree. The beans grow directly out of the trunk and out of the boughs. The beans can, after drying, be eaten by men and animals. The weight of one seed was for centuries the international standard for the weight of 1 carat.

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  1. Brilliant shot. Great information Posted 11 months ago

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The carob is a flowering evergreen tree or shrub in the Caesalpinioideae sub-family of the legume family, Fabaceae. It is widely cultivated for its edible pods, and as an ornamental tree in gardens and landscapes. The carob tree is native to the Mediterranean region and the Middle East. Portugal is the largest producer of carob, followed by Italy and Morocco.

Similar species: Fabales
Species identified by Wim Thissen
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By Wim Thissen

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Uploaded Oct 17, 2018. Captured Jun 20, 2012 10:13 in Ölüdeniz Mahallesi, İMAR AĞARTAN CADDESİ NO:4/1, 48300 Fethiye/Muğla, Turkey.
  • VLUU NV 7, NV 7
  • f/3.5
  • 10/1250s
  • ISO100
  • 19.5mm