Wild Olea europaea forest

Description (English)

Olea europaea var. sylvestris-dominated formations. A climax olive forest, with Ceratonia siliqua and Pistacia lentiscus exists on the north flank of Djebel Ichkeul in northern Tunisia. Elsewhere, the communities most resembling olive forest are found in southern Andalusia (Tamo communis-Oleetum sylvestris, extinct?), in Menorca (Prasio majoris-Oleetum sylvestris), Sardinia, Sicily, Calabria, Crete.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code T2-41

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Ceratonia siliqua
Flowering Plants Olea europaea var. sylvestris
Flowering Plants Pistacia lentiscus
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Ceratonia siliqua Flowering Plants
Olea europaea var. sylvestris Flowering Plants
Pistacia lentiscus 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) G2.41 Wild Olea europaea woodland same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G2.41 Wild Olea europaea woodland same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G2.41 Wild Olea europaea woodland same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 G2.41 Wild Olea europaea woodland same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 G2.41 Wild Olea europaea woodland same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 G2.41 Wild Olea europaea woodland same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 G2.41 Wild olive woodland same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 45.11 Wild olive woodland same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 45.11 Wild olive woodland same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 45.11   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 45.11   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 45.11   same
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