Tilia cordata Miller
Conservation status: C
First record: T Martyn, 1763
Tilia est arbor fructu sicco, monococco racemoso, floribus & petalis, ligule; ad pediculorum exortum membranaceis. Tilia folio minore J.B. Rai hist.1695.
Tilia microphylla Ventenat. See Annals of Botany, I:209. Bot.Guide,1805,55.
It is probably native In White Wood, Gamlingay. Its status in hedgerows is doubtful. It is increasingly being planted in new shelter belts and plantations. 25
Tilia eur b White Wood, Martyn,1763,Herbat.XI.
Tilia parvifolia Tilia europaea b Tilia foemina folio minore. Bauh.Pin.426. Whitewood, near Gamlingay. Relhan,1785.
b Raii Syn.473. White Wood, near Gamlingay. Relhan,1802.
Lime, or Lindentree. White Wood, near Gamlingay. Relhan,1820.
White Wood, Gamlingay; T Martyn. Bab.1860,42.
Gamlingay, n.c., [CE Moss] 7.1909, CGE.
Still at White Wood, native there, CEM ann.
White Wood, Gamlingay, CE Moss, 27.7.1913, conf. PD Sell, CGE.
White Wood, Gamlingay, PD Sell 58/185, 25.5.1958, CGE.
Edge of White Wood, Gamlingay, 215.516, PD Sell 61/243, 16.6.1961, CGE.
White Wood, still frequent, AC Leslie, 1977.
Edge of White Wood, Gamlingay, 215.516, PD Sell 82/74, with D Briggs, R I'Ons & F Prince, 25.5.1982, CGE.
White Wood, 2152, G Crompton & U3A exc. 11.5.1992, [R].
Heath Wood, Gamlingay, rare, WTKB & J Watson, 1916.
Gamlingay Wood, DE Coombe & CD Pigott, 8.5.1949.
By lane/drove LongstoweHayley Wood, 8.8.1926, Mills ann.
Large tree at entrance by Hayley Lane, AS Watt & CD Pigott, c.1949
O Rackham knew the tree after it had been cut down c.3040 years ago(f. CD Pigott 25.5.1998); 20foot coppiced tree, Peter Kerley with SM Walters, 21.5.1998.
Longstowe, EA George, 1940; PRB, 1945.
2 trees, Buff Wood, 283.508, CJ Cadbury, 11.7.1990, conf. CD Pigott, 1991. 34
Planted by Guise Lane, between Chapel Yard and corner, Bassingbourn, 331450, Leaves dark green above, very glaucous beneath. Inflorescence erect. P.D. Sell 90/385, 21.08.1990, CGE. 35
Hedgerow near Lords Bridge Station, CE Moss, 1910, conf.PD Sell, CGE.
Lane west of old North Rd Station, CEM. ann.
Lane west of old North Rd Station, H Godwin, 1940.
4 old trees, near churchyard entrance, Toft, 363.558, R Payne, 1987, [R] & 7.9.1992. 38
Rsv hedgerow, Chatteris, 383.838, R Payne, 26.7.1992, [R]. 44
Tilia parviflora Small leaved lime tree near Chrishall Grange, n.c., n.d.,SWN.
Heydon, G[ibson]. Gibson,1862. 45
King's Hedges. Bab.1860,42.
King's Hedges, near Cambridge, CE Moss, 6.1909, conf.PD Sell, CGE.
2 or 3 trees, fieldborder at Coton, DE Allen, 1951.
Coton, 428.575, RH Richens, 10.8.1995, [R].
Long Rd Trumpington, S side of Long road, 4555, along edge of playing field with T. platyphyllos & T. x euchlora, CD Pigott, 1994.
Mill Road cemetery, 641.582, PH Oswald, 4.5.1999, [R]. 46
Mill Field, Cottenham, 455.677, planted by M Stokes, 1.4.1991, [R]. 47
FP 3 Flat Road, Willingham, 47A, RH Richens & E Norman, 6.7.1996, [R]. 54
Churchyard, Little Abington, 'unlabelled,' 529.492, PH Oswald, & RH Richens, 24.7.1999, [R]. 56
1 large tree on field corner ar S end of Main St., Quy, (old record), 520.604, f. CD Pigott, 1992, [R].
2 trees on field edge, Quy, (by tel. box), 520.604. (3 more trees on SE side of field, on Glebe land belonging to adjacent Vicarage), G.Crompton, 13.6.1993, det CD Pigott, CGE. 65
Western corner of Ditton Park Wood, in area of felled conifer plantation, regrowth from large old coppice stool, estimated at 300 years old, c.35 feet tall, 662.570. Simon Leatherdale, 4.7.1995, conf. CD Pigott, 8.1995.CGE. 66
1 large tree on outside of churchyard wall, Kennett, 6999.6839, R Payne with G Crompton, 30.5.1991, conf. CD Pigott.
Several young trees planted on E side of FP 8, among Poplars etc, Ashley, 691.619, PH Oswald & S Hall, 19.4.1997, [R]. 30
Parson Drove, , 'village centre', R Payne, 11.7.1990, [R].