Identification keys and illustrations

By Jan De Langhe, dendrologist at Ghent University Botanical Garden, in collaboration with Arboretum Wespelaar

This page will help you identify selected woody plants in cultivation in Western Europe.

  1. Identification keys
  2. List of illustrated taxa (*)
  3. Database of illustrations (*)
  4. Acknowledgements

(* images for non-commercial use, and with mentioning © Jan De Langhe, Arboretum Wespelaar. Prior permission is required).

You can also visit the Plantcol website, showing the largest Belgian plant collections digitally. By entering the scientific name, you can check whether a specific plant exists in Belgian collections.

High resolution images identification keys