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A flower of the Eldar

For the wedding celebration of Aldarion and Erendis, the Eldar sailed to Númenor, and their ship was filled with flowers. Among them was elanor, which was still known in Middle-earth long afterwards, and another flower, lissuin, that is not mentioned elsewhere. Lissuin was said to have a sweet and calming fragrance. Directly translated, its name means 'honeysuckle', and it maybe that lissuin was simply the Elves' name for the flower we know today by that name.

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