EUNIS habitat classification 2012 > G - Woodland, forest and other wooded land > G2 - Broadleaved evergreen woodland > G2.2 - Eurasian continental sclerophyllous woodland

Eurasian continental sclerophyllous woodland

English name: Eurasian continental sclerophyllous woodland

Description (English)

Lauriphyllous and mixed lauriphyllous-xerophyllous evergreen forests of the Warm-Temperate Humid zones of the Eurasian continent and continental shelf islands and of humid enclaves within the Mediterranean zones. Lauriphyllous forests of the oceanic Macaronesian archipelagoes are listed separately under G2.3.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code G2.2
Bern Convention Included in a Resolution 4 habitat type at a higher level (G2)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Name Definition Other names Reference
Arbuto unedonis-Laurion nobilis Rivas-Mart., Fernández-González et Loidi 1999 Relict Mediterranean laurel forests Arbuto unedonis-Laurion nobilis Rivas-Mart. et al. in Loidi et al. 1997 Schaminee et al, 2012

Species mentioned in habitat description

Not available

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 45.5 Eurasian continental lauriphyllous forests same
CORINE Land Cover 3.1.1. Broad-leaved forest n/a
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G2.2 Eurasian continental sclerophyllous woodland same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G2.2 Eurasian continental sclerophyllous woodland same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 G2.2 Eurasian continental sclerophyllous woodland same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 G2.2 Eurasian continental sclerophyllous woodland same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 G2.2 Eurasian continental sclerophyllous woodland same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 G2.2 Eurasian continental lauriphyllous woodland same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 45.5 Eurasian continental lauriphyllous forests same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 45.5 Eurasian continental lauriphyllous forests same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 45.5   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 45.5   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 45.5   same
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