The Bee Hive (= The Village Lime)


Details in Danish

Danish name:
Bikuben (= Bylinden)

Alternative Danish names:
Bylinden, Flødebolletræet, Stævnetræet, Davindelinden

English name:
Lime

Latin name:
Tilia sp.  

Locality:
Syddanmark, Kerteminde Kommune
Davinde centrum. Bylinden.
55;20.368N+10;32.561E  (position verified 13-04-2008)

Google Earth coordinates:
55.33947 10.54268    Guide

Data:
Girth: 2,13 meter
Diameter: 0,68 meter

Maximum age:
189

Status:
alive

Growth form:
tree, monocormic

Legends:
Bikuben is pruned the first Friday in July by the master of Davinde guild and 13 guild members.

Comments:
Figures from 1995. Known generally as Bylinden.

Value:
Notable within the country

Web page:
http://www.historie.syd-fyn.dk/steder/edt1.htm

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

Reported by:
Christensen, Knud Ib  (16-03-2008)

Validation:
Well documented  (16-03-2008)