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Ceratonia siliqua Ceratonia siliqua (carob tree) is a Mediterranean tree. In S Jordan it is a relic in the arid mountains.  Carob tree,Ceratonia siliqua,Geotagged,Jordan,Winter Click/tap to enlarge Country intro

Ceratonia siliqua

Ceratonia siliqua (carob tree) is a Mediterranean tree. In S Jordan it is a relic in the arid mountains.

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''Ceratonia siliqua'', known as the carob '' and Hebrew '' ''חרוב‬'' '') tree , St John's bread, locust bean , locust-tree, or carob bush is a flowering evergreen tree or shrub in the pea family, Fabaceae. It is widely cultivated for its edible pods, and as an ornamental tree in gardens. The ripe, dried, and sometimes toasted pod is often ground into ''carob powder'', which is used to replace cocoa powder. ''Carob bars'', an alternative to chocolate bars, as well as carob treats, are often.. more

Similar species: Beans
Species identified by Christine Young
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By Ori Fragman Sapir

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Uploaded Jan 11, 2019. Captured Jan 11, 2019 11:57 in Petra District, Jordan.
  • MI MAX 2
  • f/2.2
  • 1/1088s
  • ISO100
  • 3.81mm