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Imloth Melui

"It reminds me of the roses of Imloth Melui when I was a lass."

Imloth Melui was a valley in Lossarnach, noted for its roses. Ioreth was raised there before she travelled to Minas Tirith.[1]

[edit] Etymology

The name Imloth Melui is translated as "sweet flower-valley".[2]


  1. J.R.R. Tolkien, The Lord of the Rings, The Return of the King, "The Houses of Healing"
  2. J.R.R. Tolkien, "The Rivers and Beacon-hills of Gondor" (edited by Carl F. Hostetter), in Vinyar Tengwar, Number 42, July 2001, p. 18