The Warty Oak


Details in Danish

Danish name:
Vorteegen

English name:
English Oak

Latin name:
Quercus robur subsp. robur

Locality:
Hovedstaden, Lyngby-Taarbæk Kommune
Jægersborg Dyrehave. Vorteegen.
55;47.208N+12;34.121E  (position verified 16-05-2008)

Google Earth coordinates:
55.78680 12.56868    Guide

Data:
Height : 16 meter
Girth: 8,2 meter
Diameter: 2,61 meter

Maximum age:
500

Status:
alive

Growth form:
tree, monocormic

Legends:
Vorteegen is named after its knotty bark caused by the well-developed bird's-eye wood.

Comments:
Figures from 1998.

Value:
Notable within the country

Web page:
http://www.skovognatur.dk/Udgivelser/Vandretursfoldere/atilaa/Jaegersborg.htm

Reference:
Holten, N.E. 1998
Kæmpeege i Danmark. En beskrivelse af de 30 tykkeste træer
Dansk Dendrologisk Årsskrift, volume 16, side 25-111, København

Reported by:
Christensen, Knud Ib  (07-01-2008)

Validation:
Well documented  (07-01-2008)

Images:
© Knud Ib Christensen 2008   Click    Click