Mediterranean evergreen Quercus woodland

English name: Mediterranean evergreen oak woodland

Description (English)

Woodland with dominant evergreen arborescent Quercus, e.g. Quercus alnifolia, Quercus coccifera, Quercus ilex, Quercus rotundifolia, Quercus suber.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code G2.1
Bern Convention Included in a Resolution 4 habitat type at a higher level (G2)
Relation to Annex I habitat types (EU Habitats Directive)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Name Definition Other names Reference
Fraxino orni-Quercion ilicis Biondi et al. ex Biondi, Casavecchia et Gigante 2013 Evergreen and semideciduous calciphilous kermes oak forests of Central Mediterranean Fraxino orni-Quercion ilicis Biondi et al. 2003; Quercion ilicis Br.-Bl. ex Horvatic 1934 Schaminee et al, 2012
Querco rotundifoliae-Oleion sylvestris Barbero et al. in Rivas-Mart. et al. 1986 Iberian-North African thermo- and mesomediterranean evergreen oak forests on deep soils Oleo sylvestris-Quercion rorundifolio-suberis Barbero, Quézel et Rivas-Mart. 1981 Schaminee et al, 2012
Quercion broteroi Br.-Bl. et al. 1956 corr. Rivas-Mart. 1972 Ibero-atlantic of meso- and supramediterranean evergreen or semi-deciduous oak forests Quercion fagineae Br.-Bl. et al. 1956; Quercion fagineo-suberis (Br.-Bl. et al. 1956) Rivas-Mart. 1975 Schaminee et al, 2012
Arbuto andrachnes-Quercion cocciferae Barbero et Quézel 1979 Evergreen calcicolous subhumid to humid oak forests of Eastern Mediterranean Andrachno-Quercion cocciferae Barbero et Quézel 1979 (orig. form) Schaminee et al, 2012
Cyclamini cretici-Quercion ilicis Barbero et Quézel ex Quézel et al. 1992 Evergreen calciphilous kermes oak forests of Eastern Mediterranean Cyclamini cretici-Quercion brachyphyllae-ilicis Barbero et Quézel 1980 Schaminee et al, 2012
Quercion ilicis Br.-Bl. ex Molinier 1934 Evergreen calciphilous kermes oak forests of Western Mediterranean Aceri monspessulani-Quercion ilicis de Foucault et Julve 1991; Quercion ilicis Br.-Bl. 1931; Quercion ilicis Br.-Bl. ex Br.-Bl. et al. 1952; Quercion ilicis valentinae Rivas Goday et al 1956 Schaminee et al, 2012
Quercion calliprini Zohary ex Quézel et al. 1992 Sclerophyllous evergreen oak forests of Eastern Mediterranean Quercion calliprini Zohary 1955; Quercion ilicis creticum Zohary et Orshan 1966 Schaminee et al, 2012
Erico-Quercion ilicis S. Brullo et al. 1977 Evergreen and semideciduous acidophilous kermes oak forests of Central Mediterranean Schaminee et al, 2012
Quercion alnifoliae Barbero et Quézel 1979 Mesomediterranean evergreen golden-oak forests of Cyprus Schaminee et al, 2012

Species mentioned in habitat description


List

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
CORINE Land Cover 3.1.1. Broad-leaved forest n/a
BEAR Forest Types for Biodiversity Assessment 15 Mediterranean broad-leaved sclerophyllous forests and shrub wider
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G2.1 Mediterranean evergreen Quercus woodland same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G2.1 Mediterranean evergreen Quercus woodland same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 G2.1 Mediterranean evergreen Quercus woodland same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 G2.1 Mediterranean evergreen Quercus woodland same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 G2.1 Mediterranean evergreen Quercus woodland same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 G2.1 Mediterranean oak woodland same
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