Crimean Fagus forests

Description (English)

Beech forests of the northern slopes of the southernmost mountain range of the Crimean Peninsula at altitudes between 600 m and 1100 m, on Jurassic substrates, under a climate regime of cool temperatures and moderate precipitation; the beeches are in almost pure stands or occasionally mixed with Carpinus betulus, Fraxinus excelsior, Tilia cordata, Ulmus glabra, with a poorly developed understorey that may include Euonymus latifolius, Taxus baccata.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code T1-7E

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Carpinus betulus
Flowering Plants Euonymus latifolius
Flowering Plants Fraxinus excelsior
Conifers Taxus baccata
Flowering Plants Tilia cordata
Flowering Plants Ulmus glabra
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Carpinus betulus Flowering Plants
Euonymus latifolius Flowering Plants
Fraxinus excelsior Flowering Plants
Taxus baccata Conifers
Tilia cordata Flowering Plants
Ulmus glabra 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) G1.6G Crimean Fagus forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G1.6G Crimean Fagus forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G1.6G Crimean Fagus forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 G1.6G Crimean Fagus forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 G1.6G Crimean Fagus forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 G1.6G Crimean Fagus forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 G1.7G Crimean beech forests same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 41.1G Crimean beech forests same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 41.1G Crimean beech forests same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 41.1G   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 41.1G   same
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