|Quercus robur (Fastigiata Group) 'Montefiore' Jablonski Journ. Int. Oak Soc., 21: 41 (2010)|
Subgenus Quercus, section Quercus (the white oaks)
Named by the originator, André Charlier, after Monsieur Montefiore, the previous owner of the castle Rond Chêne.
A form selected for its narrow fastigiate growth. Leaves up to 9.5 × 5.7 cm, base cordate. Petiole 1 - 4 mm. Fruits like typical Quercus robur L.. The original plant is a chance seedling in the grounds of the neighbouring "Château du Rond Chêne" at Esneux, Belgium, that has reached 20 × 2 m after some 50 years.
Harold Hillier Herbarium HILL, Standard Specimen No. 6811, E. J. Jablonski 08082004, 20 August 2008, collected together with Piers Trehane and André Charlier from the original plant (ortet) at Arboretum Château du Rond Chêne, Esneux, Belgium.