The Killerup Oak


Details in Danish

Danish name:
Killerupegen

English name:
English Oak

Latin name:
Quercus robur subsp. robur

Locality:
Sjælland, Guldborgsund Kommune
Killerup Skov i Hartofte Have, (Guldborgland) Storskov. Killerupegen.
54;50.454N+11;40.771E

Google Earth coordinates:
54.84090 11.67952    Guide

Data:
Girth: 7,8 meter
Diameter: 2,48 meter
Crown: 30 meter

Maximum age:
665

Minimum age:
480

Status:
unknown

Growth form:
tree, monocormic

Legends:
Danish Hunting and Forestry Museum: etching B973-16, 74-8.

Comments:
Geographic position uncertain. Figures from 1850s, age based on Fig. 1, Holten 1998, Dansk Dendrol. Årsskr. 26.

Value:
Notable within the country

Web page:
http://www.kulturarv.dk/kid/VisKunstner.do?kunstnerId=2685

Reference:
Vaupell, C. 1863
De Danske Skove, side 309pp, P.G. Philipsen Forlag. København.

Reported by:
Christensen, Knud Ib  (19-11-2008)

Validation:
Well documented  (19-11-2008)

Images:
© Axel Schovelin   Click