Tree of life (disambiguation)

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The tree of life is a motif in various mythologies and a metaphor for the common descent of life on Earth.

Tree of life may also refer to:

Arts and entertainment[edit]



  • Tree-of-Life, a plot device in the Known Space science fiction stories
  • Tree of Life (novel), 1992 novel by the Guadeloupean writer, Maryse Condé
  • The Tree of Life, novel by Chava Rosenfarb 1972
  • The Tree of Life, novel by Hugh Nissenson 1985
  • The Tree of Life (Bernice Summerfield), a 2005 Dr Who novel by Mark Michalowski
  • The Tree of Life, an exposition of magick written by Israel Regardie in 1932



Other uses in arts and entertainment[edit]


  • Árbol del Tule, a large tree in Mexico also known as the "Tree of Life"
  • Tree of Life (Bahrain), a solitary tree in the desert of Bahrain
  • Tree of life (biology), a metaphor describing the interrelatedness of living things through evolution
  • Tree of Life Web Project, a collaborative project providing information about the diversity and phylogeny of life on Earth
  • Arborvitae (Latin for tree of life), a genus of coniferous trees
  • Arbor vitae (anatomy) (Latin for tree of life), the cerebellar white matter, named for its branched, tree-like appearance
  • Adansonia, known as "Baobab" and "Upside-down tree" often called a "Tree of Life" due to its longevity (over 2000 years)

Religion and spirituality[edit]

Other uses[edit]