The Food Beech


Details in Danish

Danish name:
Madbøgen

Alternative Danish names:
Madbøgen - WDPA site ID 336343

English name:
European Beech

Latin name:
Fagus sylvatica subsp. sylvatica

Locality:
Syddanmark, Nyborg Kommune
Ørbæklunde Skov. Madbøgen.
55;14.70N+10;40.35E

Google Earth coordinates:
55.2450 10.6725    Guide

Data:
Height : 30 meter
Girth: 7,3 meter
Diameter: 2,32 meter

Maximum age:
325

Status:
unknown

Growth form:
tree, monocormic

Legends:
Madbøgen got its name because the villeinage peasants of Ørbæk Manor had lunch under the tree.

Comments:
Figures from 1965. Probably the thickest beech in Denmark.

Value:
PROTECTED, notable within the country

Web page:
http://protectedplanet.net/sites/336343

Reference:
World Database on Protected Areas 2010
World Database on Protected Areas
http://www.wdpa.org/

Reported by:
Christensen, Knud Ib  (07-11-2010)

Validation:
Well documented  (07-11-2010)

Images:
© Ingeborg Frederiksen   Click