A large and beautiful tree, of which the American linden often grows to the height of 80 feet, and to 2 or 3 feet diameter. The leaves are large and serrated. The wood is white and soft, much used for carriage and cabinet work. The inner bark is strong, and ropes are made from it. In Europe the linden is also called the lime tree. The principal street of Berlin is named Unter den Linden (Under the Lindens).