Quercus macrolepis forests
Woods dominated by the semideciduous Quercus macrolepis, often fairly open, of the mostly meso-Mediterranean zone.
Pal. 41.791 Hellenic valonia oak woods:
Quercus macrolepis formations of continental Greece and its archipelagos, as well as of adjacent Albania; well developed forests exist, in particular, in the Ionian islands and on Lesbos; more modified, grove-like, stands, exist on the maritime slopes of the low mountains bordering the gulf of Arta and in western Etolia, in the northwestern Peloponnese, in Thessaly, in Attica, in Thrace.
Pal. 41.792 Apulian valonia oak woods:
Relict Quercus macrolepis formations of Salento (Tricase).
|EU Habitats Directive||Annex I habitat type (code 9350)|
|EU conservation status by biogeographical region||Mediterranean - Unfavourable-Bad|
|Habitat type||Not priority|
|Natura 2000 sites||23 are designated for this habitat type|
EU conservation status
Conservation status assesses every six years and for each biogeographical region the condition of habitats and species compared to the favourable status as described in the Habitats Directive. The map shows the 2007-2012 assessments as reported by EU Member State. Assessments are further detailed in the summary document available behind the link below.
Species mentioned in habitat description
|Species scientific name||English common name||Species group|
|Quercus macrolepis||Flowering Plants|