The Lime of Hans Christian Andersen


Details in Danish

Danish name:
H.C. Andersens Lind

English name:
Lime

Latin name:
Tilia sp.  

Locality:
Syddanmark, Sønderborg Kommune
Augustenborg Slot, ved stien langs Augustenborg Fjord. H.C. Andersens Lind.
54;56.59N+09;51.65E

Google Earth coordinates:
54.9432 9.8608    Guide

Data:
Girth: 4,91 meter
Diameter: 1,56 meter

Status:
alive

Growth form:
tree, monocormic

Legends:
The commemorative tablet reads: In the shadows of this Lime tree the writer of fairytales H.C. Andersen had his resting place while visiting Augustenborg.

Value:
Notable within the country

Web page:
http://www.skovognatur.dk/Lokalt/Soenderjylland/Nyheder/AugustenborgstienIndviel

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

Reported by:
Christensen, Knud Ib  (17-03-2008)

Validation:
Well documented  (17-03-2008)