The Trees at Keele
Henry's Lime Tilia henryana
A rare Chinese tree growing up to 20m with distinctive spine-tipped leaves and flowers in bunches of up to 20 which appear in the autumn. It was discovered in China in 1888 by Augustine Henry and introduced in the west in 1901 by Ernest Wilson.
Location: there are two trees at Keele - by the bus stop near the Students' Union Building. Square N7; tags 1068, 1070.