Hellenic Fagus forests

Description (English)

Fagus sylvatica forests of the Pindus north to the Smolikas and the Grammos, and of the Chassia, Olympus and Ossa groups, with reduced medio-European character and high endemism, characterised by the presence of Abies borisii-regis, Abies alba, Buxus sempervirens, Juniperus communis, Taxus baccata, Juniperus oxycedrus, Cynosurus echinatus, Doronicum caucasicum, Galium laconicum, Lathyrus venetus and Helleborus cyclophyllus.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code T1-78

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Conifers Abies alba
Conifers Abies borisii-regis
Flowering Plants Buxus sempervirens
Flowering Plants Cynosurus echinatus
Flowering Plants Doronicum caucasicum
Flowering Plants Fagus sylvatica
Flowering Plants Galium laconicum
Flowering Plants Helleborus cyclophyllus
Conifers Juniperus communis
Conifers Juniperus oxycedrus
Flowering Plants Lathyrus venetus
Conifers Taxus baccata
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Abies alba Conifers
Abies borisii-regis Conifers
Buxus sempervirens Flowering Plants
Cynosurus echinatus Flowering Plants
Doronicum caucasicum Flowering Plants
Fagus sylvatica Flowering Plants
Galium laconicum Flowering Plants
Helleborus cyclophyllus Flowering Plants
Juniperus communis Conifers
Juniperus oxycedrus Conifers
Lathyrus venetus Flowering Plants
Taxus baccata Conifers

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) G1.6A Hellenic Fagus forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G1.6A Hellenic Fagus forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G1.6A Hellenic Fagus forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 G1.6A Hellenic Fagus forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 G1.6A Hellenic Fagus forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 G1.6A Hellenic Fagus forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 G1.7A Hellenic beech forests same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 41.1A Hellenic beech forests same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 41.1A Hellenic beech forests same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 41.1A   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 41.1A   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 41.1A   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1989 41.1A   same
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