The Oak of Vaupell


Details in Danish

Danish name:
Vaupells Eg

English name:
English Oak

Latin name:
Quercus robur subsp. robur

Locality:
Hovedstaden, Lyngby-Taarbæk Kommune
Jægersborg Dyrehave. Vaupells Eg.
55;47.940N+12;34.907E  (position verified 09-05-2008)

Google Earth coordinates:
55.79900 12.58178    Guide

Status:
dead

Growth form:
tree, monocormic

Legends:
Named after Christian Vaupell (1821-1862), a Danish botanist whose major scientic work was De danske Skove, 1863. On the frontispiece is an illustration of one of the most beautiful oaks in Dyrehaven = Vaupells Eg.

Value:
Notable within the country

Web page:
http://books.google.dk/books?id=zScDAAAAYAAJ&printsec=frontcover&dq=%22Christian

Reference:
Serup, H. 1996
I Christian Vaupells fodspor - registrering af bemærkelsesværdige danske træer
Dansk Dendrologisk Årsskrift, volume 14, side 38-52, København

Reported by:
Christensen, Knud Ib  (09-05-2008)

Validation:
Well documented  (09-05-2008)

Images:
© Knud Ib Christensen 2008   Click    Click