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:
Height : 21 meter
Girth: 7,3 meter
Diameter: 2,32 meter

Maximum age:
400

Status:
alive

Growth form:
tree, monocormic

Legends:
The name honours the poet Ambrosius Stub (1705-1758). In 1752, Stub stayed at Valdemar Slot.

Comments:
Figures from 1998.

Value:
PROTECTED, notable within the country

Web page:
http://www.dn.dk/sw7180.asp

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  (09-01-2008)

Validation:
Well documented  (09-01-2007)

Images:
© N.E. Holten 1998   Click