heaven tree

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heaven tree ‎(plural heaven trees)

  1. A mythical tree or vine which figures in some primitive beliefs as affording the means of ascent from underground regions to the surface, or from the surface to the sky. Forms of this myth are found in Malacca, Borneo, Celebes, New Zealand, and Polynesia.
  2. Alternative form of tree of heaven