Aegean Abies forests

English name: Aegean fir forests

Description (English)

Abies-dominated fir or fir-pine forests of the northeastern Mediterranean basin, developed outside of, but in the immediate vicinity of beech Fagus spp., by Abies cephalonica and Abies equi-trojani, outlier species of the group of Abies alba and Abies nordmanniana.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code G3.18

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Conifers Abies alba
Conifers Abies cephalonica
Conifers Abies nordmanniana
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Abies alba Conifers
Abies cephalonica Conifers
Abies nordmanniana Conifers

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 42.18 Aegean fir forests source
CORINE Land Cover 3.1.2. Coniferous forest n/a
BEAR Forest Types for Biodiversity Assessment 08 Mixed spruce and fir forest not defined
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G3.18 Aegean Abies forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G3.18 Aegean Abies forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 G3.18 Aegean Abies forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 G3.18 Aegean Abies forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 G3.18 Aegean Abies forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 G3.18 Aegean fir forests same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 42.18 Aegean fir forests same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 42.18 Aegean fir forests same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 42.18   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 42.18   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 42.18   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1989 42.18   same
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