Oro-Cantabrian encinares

Description (English)

Relict, xerophile collinar-montane Quercus rotundifolia and Quercus rotundifolia x Quercus ilex forests developed on mostly calcareous, well-drained shallow soils of steep slopes and gorges in the Cordillera Cantabrica and a very few areas of Galicia, rich in Cephalanthera and Epipactis orchids.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code T212414

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) G2.12414 Oro-Cantabrian encinares same
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G2.12414 Oro-Cantabrian encinares same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G2.12414 Oro-Cantabrian encinares same
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