Species Name (as per The IPNI) : Tilia platyphyllos Scop.
Common name : Large-Leaf Lime
Habit : Tree
Habitat : Woodlands on calcareous soils.
Comments / notes : Large-leaved lime is cultivated as an ornamental in parks and gardens, although not as commonly as Tilia × europaea (common lime). The plant also contains tannins that can act as an astringent.
Key identification features : Large-leaved lime trees grow up to 35 m tall, with grey, finely fissured or ribbed bark. The young twigs are hairy.