The Lime of Regensen


Details in Danish

Danish name:
Regenslinden

English name:
Lime

Latin name:
Tilia sp.  

Locality:
Hovedstaden, Københavns Kommune
Regensen, Købmagergade/Store Kannikestræde. Regenslinden.
55;40.869N+12;34.511E  (position verified 09-03-2008)

Google Earth coordinates:
55.68115 12.57518    Guide

Data:
Girth: 1,2 meter
Diameter: 0,38 meter

Maximum age:
210

Status:
alive

Growth form:
tree, monocormic

Legends:
Regenslinden was planted by warden Andres Christian Hviid on May the 12th 1785 to celebrate the birth of his son.

Comments:
Figures from 1995.

Value:
Notable within a region

Web page:
http://www.regensen.dk/

Reference:
Qvistorff, H.V. 1995
Berømte danske træer. 66 træer og deres historie, side 96pp, Danmarks Radios Forlag. København

Reported by:
Christensen, Knud Ib  (09-03-2008)

Validation:
Well documented  (09-03-2008)