Eucalyptus plantations

English name: Eucalyptus plantations

Description (English)

Plantations of trees of the Australian genus Eucalyptus, in particular, Eucalyptus globulus, Eucalyptus camaldulensis, Eucalyptus cladocalyx, Eucalyptus delegatensis, Eucalyptus nitens, Eucalyptus radiata, Eucalyptus astringens, Eucalyptus bicostata, Eucalyptus brockwayi, Eucalyptus regnans, Eucalyptus gomphocephala, Eucalyptus grandis, Eucalyptus maidenii, Eucalyptus cornuta, Eucalyptus fastigata, Eucalyptus pauciflora, Eucalyptus viminalis. These plantations offer little support for indigenous biological diversity and constitute biological deserts as far as the fauna is concerned.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code G2.81
Bern Convention Included in a Resolution 4 habitat type at a higher level (G2)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Eucalyptus camaldulensis
Flowering Plants Eucalyptus cladocalyx
Flowering Plants Eucalyptus globulus
Flowering Plants Eucalyptus maidenii
Flowering Plants Eucalyptus viminalis
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Eucalyptus camaldulensis Flowering Plants
Eucalyptus cladocalyx Flowering Plants
Eucalyptus globulus Flowering Plants
Eucalyptus maidenii Flowering Plants
Eucalyptus viminalis Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 83.322 Eucalyptus plantations source
CORINE Land Cover 3.1.1. Broad-leaved forest n/a
BEAR Forest Types for Biodiversity Assessment 32 Eucalyptus plantation same
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G2.81 Eucalyptus plantations same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G2.81 Eucalyptus plantations same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 G2.81 Eucalyptus plantations same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 G2.81 Eucalyptus plantations same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 G2.71 Eucalyptus plantations same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 G2.81 Eucalyptus plantations same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 83.322 Eucalyptus plantations same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 83.322 Eucalyptus plantations same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 83.322   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 83.322   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 83.322   same
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