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Súriquessë is the Elvish name of a grass.[1][note 1]


The name likely means "wind feather".[1] It has been suggested that the name is Quenya,[2] and would derive from súre and quesse.[source?]

See also


  1. The name appears on unpublished drawings related to an illustration (fig. 196) by Tolkien depicting the grass; Hammond and Scull describes the physical appearance of the grass as a "tuft of radiating grass".


  1. 1.0 1.1 Wayne G. Hammond and Christina Scull, J.R.R. Tolkien: Artist & Illustrator, pp. 197-8
  2. Helge Fauskanger, "Quettaparma Quenyallo" (accessed 7 June 2011)