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A SACRED TREE was known as a “bile” [bʲilʲə] in Old Irish. It was often a sacred tree, of great age, growing over a holy well or fort. Five of them are described in the Dindsenchas, and one was an oak, which not only yielded acorns, but nuts and apples.

~"Ancient Snow Gum Tree" (Eucalyptus pauciflora) Bogong High Plains near Cape West Aquaduct, Alpine National Park, Australian state of Victoria | photography: Andrew Norman~

Baobab tree | They can store over 30,000 gallons of water in their trunks. |The Garden of Eaden Africa and India