Helleno-Balkanic pseudomaquis

English name: Helleno-Balkanic pseudomaquis

Description (English)

Shrub formations intermediate between Mediterranean maquis and schibljak (Southeastern sub-Mediterranean deciduous thickets), resulting from the degradation of the Ostryo-Carpinion of the Helleno-Balkanic peninsula, distributed in particular in northern Greece, in the Maritsa, Tundja, Mesta, Struma and Vardar valleys of Bulgaria and the F.Y.R. of Macedonia, in the Lake Ohrid basin of Albania, along the Black Sea coasts of Bulgaria, and in the eastern Adriatic hills of Albania, Yugoslavia and Croatia, with a mixture of evergreen and deciduous bushes including Quercus coccifera, Juniperus oxycedrus, Juniperus excelsa, Quercus trojana, Carpinus orientalis, Ostrya carpinifolia, Pistacia terebinthus, Pistacia atlantica, Berberis cretica, Paliurus spina-christi, Pyrus spinosa, Buxus sempervirens, Phillyrea media, Prunus spinosa, Prunus lusitanica, Laurus nobilis, Ligustrum vulgare, Jasminum fruticans, Crataegus monogyna, Crataegus pycnoloba, Pyracantha coccinea, Rosa sempervirens, Rubus ulmifolius.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code F5.31

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Berberis cretica
Flowering Plants Buxus sempervirens
Flowering Plants Carpinus orientalis
Flowering Plants Crataegus monogyna
Flowering Plants Crataegus pycnoloba
Flowering Plants Jasminum fruticans
Conifers Juniperus excelsa
Conifers Juniperus oxycedrus
Flowering Plants Laurus nobilis
Flowering Plants Ligustrum vulgare
Flowering Plants Ostrya carpinifolia
Flowering Plants Paliurus spina-christi
Flowering Plants Phillyrea media
Flowering Plants Pistacia atlantica
Flowering Plants Pistacia terebinthus
Flowering Plants Prunus lusitanica
Flowering Plants Prunus spinosa
Flowering Plants Pyracantha coccinea
Flowering Plants Pyrus spinosa
Flowering Plants Quercus coccifera
Flowering Plants Quercus trojana
Flowering Plants Rosa sempervirens
Flowering Plants Rubus ulmifolius
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Berberis cretica Flowering Plants
Buxus sempervirens Flowering Plants
Carpinus orientalis Flowering Plants
Crataegus monogyna Flowering Plants
Crataegus pycnoloba Flowering Plants
Jasminum fruticans Flowering Plants
Juniperus excelsa Conifers
Juniperus oxycedrus Conifers
Laurus nobilis Flowering Plants
Ligustrum vulgare Flowering Plants
Ostrya carpinifolia Flowering Plants
Paliurus spina-christi Flowering Plants
Phillyrea media Flowering Plants
Pistacia atlantica Flowering Plants
Pistacia terebinthus Flowering Plants
Prunus lusitanica Flowering Plants
Prunus spinosa Flowering Plants
Pyracantha coccinea Flowering Plants
Pyrus spinosa Flowering Plants
Quercus coccifera Flowering Plants
Quercus trojana Flowering Plants
Rosa sempervirens Flowering Plants
Rubus ulmifolius Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 32.71 Helleno-Balkanic pseudomaquis source
CORINE Land Cover 3.2.3. Sclerophyllous vegetation n/a
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F5.31 Helleno-Balkanic pseudomaquis same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F5.31 Helleno-Balkanic pseudomaquis same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 F5.31 Helleno-Balkanic pseudomaquis same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 F5.31 Helleno-Balkanic pseudomaquis same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 F2.31 Helleno-Balkanic pseudomaquis same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 F2.71 Helleno-Balkanic pseudomaquis same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 32.71 Helleno-Balkanic pseudomaquis same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 32.71 Helleno-Balkanic pseudomaquis same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 32.71   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 32.71   same
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