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Ceratonia siliqua L.

Common names

Carob tree

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Ceratonia siliqua, commonly known as the carob tree, St John's-bread, or locust bean (not to be confused with the African locust bean) is a species of flowering evergreen shrub or tree in the pea family, Fabaceae. It is widely cultivated for its edible pods, and as an ornamental tree in gardens. The ripe, dried pod is often ground to carob powder which is used as a substitute for cocoa powder.[+]

LinkCarob tree (Ceratonia siliqua) in Aspire Park. Doha, Qatar, November 23, 2014
Location on mapsAspire Park Running Trail, Doha, Qatar
LinkCarob tree (Ceratonia siliqua) with fruits in Aspire Park. Doha, Qatar, April 21, 2015
Location on mapsAspire Park Running Trail, Doha, Qatar
LinkCarob tree (Ceratonia siliqua) in Aspire Park. Doha, Qatar, April 21, 2015
Location on mapsSand Trail, Doha, Qatar
LinkCarob tree (Ceratonia siliqua) in Aspire Park. Doha, Qatar, November 30, 2015
Location on mapsAspire Park Running Trail, Doha, Qatar

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