sacred plants

General - A flower, plant, or tree said to be associated with a deity. Many such plants are mentioned in myths, including: agnus almond arbutus asphodel box broki tree cherry corn cypress dittany erica Egypt fig Dionysus.Pacific Islands Romulus fir Cybele first fruits Hestia grape Dionysus ivy Dionysus laurel Apollo lily Hera lotus Buddha.Egypt maidenhair Hades myrtle Aphrodite.Venus narcissus Demeter.Dis Pater.Hades nelumbo Egypt oak Baal.Jupiter.Melkarth. Thor.Zeus olive Athena palm Hermes peyote Mexico pine Confucius.Dionysus plane Dionysus poplar Heracles poppy Demeter.Hades sakaka Japan sal Buddhism shiboku Japan sycamore Egypt vartrad Sweden vine Dionysus violet Mithra yew Greece In Sumerian myth, a sacred tree, Kiskanu, was used as a focal point for ceremonial rites. In some lore, occasionally known as sacred plants, sacred trees, sacred trees, tree-worship, Asclepius Phrygeus Muslims, Asclepius Phrygeus Muslims, Romans Dionysus Mercury Kojin Apollo Ceres and Demeter Dis Pater, Romans Dionysus Mercury Kojin Apollo Ceres and Demeter Dis Pater, Hades Artemis Egypt Dionysus, Hades Artemis Egypt Dionysus, Pacific Islands Romulus Cybele Hestia Dionysus Dionysus Apollo Hera Buddha, Pacific Islands Romulus Cybele Hestia Dionysus Dionysus Apollo Hera Buddha, Egypt Hades Aphrodite, Egypt Hades Aphrodite, Venus Demeter, Venus Demeter, Dis Pater, Dis Pater, Dispater, Dives, Donn, Wealthy Father, Divs, Donn, Greek Hades, Orcus, Pluto, Hades Egypt Baal, Hades Egypt Baal, Jupiter, Jupiter, Diespiter, Diu-pater, Elicius, Fulgurator, Iupiter, Iuppiter, Jove, Juppiter, Papaeus, Sky Father, Terminus, Zeus, (Deus) Fides, Diovis(-pater), Fidius, Fulgans, Fulgar, Imperator, Invictus, Iup(p)iter, Jove, Pluvius, Praedator, Sky Father, Terminus, Thunderbearer, Thunder-darter, Thunder-master, Thunder-smiter, Etruscan Tinia, Egyptian Amon, Greek Zeus, Melkarth, Melkarth, King of the City, Melcarth, Melkart, Melqart, Baal, Greek Heracles, Sandan, Thor, Thor, Akethor, Hurler, Red Beard, Ake-Thor, Aku-Thor, Atli, Hercules Barbatus, Hlorridi, Oku-Thor, Thunderer, Vingthor, Anglo-Saxon Thunor, German Dietrich, Donar, LappHoragalles, Norman Thur, Saxon Thuna(e)r, ThunorSlav Perenu, Hafra-drottin, Reidartyr, Valdi Kjola, Zeus Athena Hermes Mexico Confucius, Zeus Athena Hermes Mexico Confucius, Dionysus Dionysus Heracles Demeter, Dionysus Dionysus Heracles Demeter, Hades Japan Buddhism Japan Egypt Sweden Dionysus Mithra Greece, Hades Japan Buddhism Japan Egypt Sweden Dionysus Mithra Greece, tree worship, tree worship or dendrolatry.

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