Mediterranean riparian Fraxinus forests

Description (English)

Riparian galleries of the mediterranean regions of the Iberian peninsula, southern France, the Italic peninsula, the large Tyrrhenian islands, the Hellenic peninsula, mediterranean North Africa and their zones of transition to adjacent climatic zones, dominated by tall Fraxinus angustifolia, mostly characteristic of less eutrophic soils than the elm and poplar galleries, and of drier stations, with shorter inundation periods, than those occupied by poplar woods.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code T1-44

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Fraxinus angustifolia
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Fraxinus angustifolia Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Not available For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012) G1.33 Mediterranean riparian Fraxinus woods same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G1.33 Mediterranean riparian Fraxinus woods same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G1.33 Mediterranean riparian Fraxinus woods same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 G1.33 Mediterranean riparian Fraxinus woods same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 G1.33 Mediterranean riparian Fraxinus woods same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 G1.33 Mediterranean riparian Fraxinus woods same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 G1.53 Mediterranean riparian ash woods same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 44.63 Mediterranean riparian ash woods same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 44.63 Mediterranean riparian ash woods same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 44.63   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 44.63   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 44.63   same
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