Ceratonia siliqua woodland

English name: Carob woodland

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 G2.42
Bern Convention Included in a Resolution 4 habitat type at a higher level (G2)
Relation to Annex I habitat types (EU Habitats Directive)

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

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 45.12 Carob woodland source
CORINE Land Cover 3.1.1. Broad-leaved forest n/a
BEAR Forest Types for Biodiversity Assessment 15 Mediterranean broad-leaved sclerophyllous forests and shrub wider
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
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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