Also known as a carob tree or Ceratonia siliqua. It is a flowering shrub or tree native to the Mediterranean region. It is commonly cultivated for its edible seed pods.
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Kitto, John Daily Bible Illustrations, Volume VII (New York, NY: Hurst & Company, 1853)