Ceratonia siliqua forest

Description (English)

Ceratonia siliqua-dominated formations, often with Olea europae var. sylvestris and Pistacia lentiscus. The most developed examples, some truly forestlike, are to be found in Tunisia, on the slopes of the Djebel Ichkeul, where they constitute carob-dominated facies of the previous unit, in Mallorca (Cneoro tricocci-Ceratonietum siliquae), in eastern Sardinia, in southeastern Sicily, in Puglia, in Crete, in northeastern Algeria, in Cyrenaica.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code T2-42

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Ceratonia siliqua
Flowering Plants Pistacia lentiscus
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Ceratonia siliqua 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) G2.42 Ceratonia siliqua woodland same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G2.42 Ceratonia siliqua woodland same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G2.42 Ceratonia siliqua woodland same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 G2.42 Ceratonia siliqua woodland same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 G2.42 Ceratonia siliqua woodland same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 G2.42 Ceratonia siliqua woodland same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 G2.42 Carob woodland same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 45.12 Carob woodland same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 45.12 Carob woodland same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 45.12   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 45.12   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 45.12   same
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