Balearic holm-oak forests

Description (English)

Humid Quercus ilex formations, often well developed, of the higher mountains of northern Mallorca, in which the thermo-Mediterranean elements of the Quercus rotundifolia formations of lower altitude have given way to more hygrophilous elements such as Viburnum tinus, Viola alba ssp. dehnhardtii, Monotropa hypopitys, Neottia nidus-avis, Cephalanthera spp.; they are rich in endemics, among which Cyclamen balearicum, Smilax aspera var. balearica, Rhamnus ludovici-salvatoris, Paeonia cambessedesii.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code T21214

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Quercus ilex
Flowering Plants Quercus rotundifolia
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Quercus ilex Flowering Plants
Quercus rotundifolia Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012) G2.1214 Balearic holm-oak forests same
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G2.1214 Balearic holm-oak forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G2.1214 Balearic holm-oak forests same
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