EUNIS habitat classification 2012 > G - Woodland, forest and other wooded land > G3 - Coniferous woodland > G3.9 - Coniferous woodland dominated by Cupressaceae or Taxaceae

Coniferous woodland dominated by Cupressaceae or Taxaceae

English name: Coniferous woodland dominated by Cupressaceae or Taxaceae

Description (English)

Woods dominated by Cupressus sempervirens, Juniperus spp. or Taxus baccata of the nemoral and Mediterranean mountains and hills.

Source:
EUNIS habitat classification
Interpretation Manual of the habitats targeted by Resolution No. 4

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code G3.9
Bern Convention Resolution 4 habitat type (used for designation of Emerald sites)
Relation to Annex I habitat types (EU Habitats Directive)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Name Definition Other names Reference
Juniperion thuriferae Rivas-Mart. 1969 Calcicolous Iberian meso-supramediterranean and supratemperate submediterranean juniper wodlands Schaminee et al, 2012
Juniperion cedri Martín Osorio, Wildpret et Rivas-Mart. in Martín Osorio et al. 2007 Canarian pine-juniper scrub Junioperion cedri S. Brullo et De Marco in C. Brullo et al. 2008 Schaminee et al, 2012
Juniperion excelso-foetidissimae Em ex Matevski et al. 2010 Supratemperate submediterranean tall juniper woodlands on shallow soils over limestone, schist and ultramafic substrates of south-central Balkans and Hellenic mainland Juniperion excelso-foetidissimae Em in Jovanovic et al. 1989 Schaminee et al, 2012
Jasmino-Juniperion excelsae Didukh et al. ex Didukh 1996 Crimean submediterranenan open juniper woodlands Jasmino-Juniperion excelsae Didukh et al. 1986; Junipero-Quercion Jakucs 1959 Schaminee et al, 2012
Mayteno canariensis-Juniperion canariensis Santos et F. Galván ex Santos 1983 corr. Rivas-Mart. et al. 1993 Canarian semi-arid matorral on mature oils Rhamnion crenulatae Wildpret et Barquín in Santos 1976; Mayteno canariensis-Juniperion canariensis Santos et F. Galván 1980; Mayteno canariensis-Juniperion phoeniceae Santos et F. Galván ex Santos 1983 Schaminee et al, 2012
Periplocion angustifoliae Rivas-Mart. 1975 Thermomediterranean semi-arid deciduous relictual low matorral in coastal regions southeastern Spain, eastern North Africa and Sicily Coccifero-Tetraclinidion Rivas Goday 1964 (orig. form); Coccifero-Tetraclinidion Rivas Goday ex Esteve 1973 (orig. form); Periploco angustifoliae-Tetraclinidion articulatae Rivas-Mart. In Rivas-Mart. et al. 2011; Querco cocciferae-Tetraclinidion articulatae Rivas Goday ex Fernandez Casas et M.E. Sánchez 1972 Schaminee et al, 2012
Culcito macrocarpae-Juniperion brevifoliae Lüpnitz 1975 Azorean infra- to supratemperate humid laurisilva forests and ericaceous mantle and seral heath Juniperion brevifoliae Sjögren 1973 Schaminee et al, 2012
Acero sempervirentis-Cupression sempervirentis Barbero et Quézel ex Quézel et al. 1992 Supramediterranean cypress and pine woodlands of Crete Acero sempervirentis-Cupression sempervirentis Barbéro et Quézel 1980 Schaminee et al, 2012
Berberido creticae-Juniperion foetidissimae S. Brullo et al. 2001 Silicicolous montane pine and juniper woodlenads and related scrub of continental Hellas, Cyprus, Anatolia and Lebanon Junipero-Dafnion Dafis 1973; Cephalorrhyncho cyprici-Pinion pallasianae Barbéro et Quézel ex Quézel et al. 1992; Cephalorrhyncho cyprici-Pinion pallasianae Barbéro et Quézel 1979 Schaminee et al, 2012
Carpinion betuli Issler 1931 Oak-hornbeam forests of Western and Central Europe, northern Balkans and western part of Eastern Europe Aceri campestris-Carpinion betuli Gillet 1986; Aceri campestris-Carpinion betuli Gillet ex Julve 1993; Bromo-Carpinion betuli Passarge in Passarge et G. Hofmann 1968; Carpinion betuli (Tx. 1936) Oberd. 1953; Carpinion-(Fagion) Mayer 1937 (orig. form); Dactylido-Carpinion betuli Passarge in Passarge et G. Hofmann 1968; Eu-Carpinion Scamoni et Passarge 1959; Fraxino-Carpinion Tx. 1937; Lathyro hallersteinii-Carpinion Boscaiu 1974; Melampyro-Carpinion betuli Passarge 1968; Querco-Carpinion betuli Rameau 1996; Querco-Fagion Rameau 1997; Stachyo-Carpinion betuli Passarge in Passarge et G. Hofmann 1968; Stellario-Carpinion betuli Passarge 1968; Carpinion dacicum Soó 1964; Lonicero periclymeni-Carpinion (S. Müller 1978) Julve 1988; Mercuriali-Carpinion S. Müller ex Julve 1988; Bromo-Carpinion betuli Passarge 1968; Dactylido-Carpinion betuli Passarge 1968; Galio-Carpinion (Oberd. 1957) Kissling 1983; Luzulion luzuloidis Julve 1993; Melampyro-Carpinion betuli Passarge in Passarge et G. Hofmann 1968; Polytricho-Carpinion betuli Passarge 1968; Polytricho-Carpinion betuli Passarge in Passarge et G. Hofmann 1968; Pulmonario-Carpinion (Oberd. 1957) Kissling 1983; Stachyo-Carpinion betuli Passarge 1968; Stellario-Carpinion betuli Passarge in Passarge et G. Hofmann 1968; Tilio cordatae-Carpinion (Oberd. 1957) Kissling 1983 Schaminee et al, 2012
Seslerio-Fagion sylvaticae Passarge 1968 Refugial thermophilous beech forests on calcareous bedrocks of Central Europe Buxo-Fago-Abietion Barbero et Quézel 1975 (orig. form); Cephalanthero-Fagion sylvaticae (Tx. in Tx. et Oberd. 1958) Presing in Preising et al. 2003; Cephalanthero-Fagion sylvaticae (Tx. in Tx. et Oberd. 1958) Rameau in Royer et al. 2006; Cephalanthero-Fagion sylvaticae Tx. 1955; Eu-Mercuriali-Fagion sylvaticae Passarge 1968; Eu-Mercuriali-Fagion sylvaticae Passarge in Passarge et G. Hofmann 1968; Mercuriali-Fagion sylvaticae G. Hofmann in Passarge 1968; Mercuriali-Fagion sylvaticae G. Hofmann in Passarge et G. Hofmann 1968; Seslerio albicantis-Mercurialion perennis Gillet 1986; Seslerio-Fagion sylvaticae Passarge in Passarge et G. Hofmann 1968; Sorbo torminalis-Fagion sylvaticae Passarge 1968; Sorbo torminalis-Fagion sylvaticae Passarge in Passarge et G. Hofmann 1968 Schaminee et al, 2012
Lathyro veneti-Taxion baccatae Carni et Mucina 2013 Relict mixed acidophilous scree forests of Corsica Lathyrion veneti Gamisans 1975; Lathyrion veneti Gamisans 1977; Lathyro veneti-Carpinion betuli (Ubaldi et. al.) Arrigoni et Foggi 1992 Schaminee et al, 2012

Species mentioned in habitat description


List

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 42.A Western Palaearctic cypress, juniper and yew forests same
CORINE Land Cover 3.1.2. Coniferous forest n/a
BEAR Forest Types for Biodiversity Assessment 16 Mediterranean and Macaronesian coniferous forests, woodlands overlap
Phase 1 habitat classification (UK) 1993 A121 Woodland: coniferous, semi-natural overlap
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G3.9 Coniferous woodland dominated by Cupressaceae or Taxaceae same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G3.9 Coniferous woodland dominated by Cupressaceae or Taxaceae same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 G3.9 Coniferous woodland dominated by Cupressaceae or Taxaceae same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 G3.9 Coniferous woodland dominated by Cupressaceae or Taxaceae same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 G3.9 Coniferous woodland dominated by Cupressaceae or Taxaceae same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 G3.9 Coniferous woodland, dominated by Cupressaceae or Taxaceae same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 42.A Western Palaearctic cypress, juniper and yew forests same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 42.A Western Palaearctic cypress, juniper and yew forests same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 42.A   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 42.A   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 42.A   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1989 42.A   same
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