The Ambrosius Oak


Details in Danish

Danish name:
Ambrosius Eg

Alternative Danish names:
Ambrosius Eg - WDPA site ID 333884

English name:
English Oak

Latin name:
Quercus robur subsp. robur

Locality:
Syddanmark, Svendborg Kommune
Tåsinge, ca.1 km SØ for Valdemars Slot, Nørreskovvej, N for Nørreskov. Ambrosiusegen.
55;01.118N+10;38.449E  (position verified 13-04-2008)

Google Earth coordinates:
55.01863 10.64082    Guide

Data:
Girth: 7,39 meter
Diameter: 2,35 meter

Maximum age:
700

Status:
alive

Growth form:
tree, monocormic

Legends:
The name honours the poet Ambrosius Stub (1705-1758). Stub visted Valdemar Slot several times.

Comments:
Figures from 1995.

Value:
PROTECTED, notable within the country

Web page:
http://protectedplanet.net/sites/333884

Reference:
Qvistorff, H.V. 1995
Berømte danske træer. 66 træer og deres historie, side 96pp, Danmarks Radios Forlag. København

Reported by:
Christensen, Knud Ib  (08-03-2008)

Validation:
Well documented  (08-03-2007)

Images:
© N.E. Holten 1998   Click