Ulmus glabra 'Macrophylla'

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Ulmus glabra
Cultivar 'Macrophylla'
Origin France

The Wych Elm cultivar Ulmus glabra 'Macrophylla' was first mentioned by Lavallée in Arboretum Segrezianum 237, 1877.


The tree was later described as having the largest leaves, and being of very strong growth.[1] Augustine Henry [2] thought the tree identical with those he saw at Looymans' nursery at Oudenbosch, which in turn he considered indistinguishable from the cultivar 'Pitteurs' growing in the town of St. Trond (Flemish: Sint-Truiden) in Belgium before the First World War.


No specimens are known to survive.


  1. ^ Green, Peter Shaw (1964). "Registration of cultivar names in Ulmus". Arnoldia. Arnold Arboretum, Harvard University. 24 (6–8): 41–80. Retrieved 16 February 2017. 
  2. ^ Elwes, H. J. & Henry, A. (1913). The Trees of Great Britain & Ireland. Vol. VII. pp 1848-1929. Private publication, Edinburgh. [1]

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