EUNIS habitat classification 2017 > T - Forest and other wooded land > T3 - Coniferous forest > T3D - Mediterranean Cupressaceae forest > T3D3 - Hyrcanian Platycladus orientalis (Thuja orientalis) forests

Hyrcanian Platycladus orientalis (Thuja orientalis) forests

Description (English)

Platycladus orientalis (Thuja orientalis, Biota orientalis) forests scattered in restricted areas of the Hyrcanian zone of the Elburz range of northern Iran, constituting a very isolated occurrence of the species; they develop in the same 2000 to 2500 metre altitudinal level as the Cupressus sempervirens formations, or mixed with them; Crataegus monogyna, Paliurus spina-christi, Pyrus cordata, Quercus castaneifolia accompany the thuja.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code T3D3

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Not available

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012) G3.9B Hyrcanian Platycladus orientalis (Thuja orientalis) forests same
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G3.9B Hyrcanian Platycladus orientalis (Thuja orientalis) forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G3.9B Hyrcanian Platycladus orientalis (Thuja orientalis) forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 G3.9B Hyrcanian Platycladus orientalis (Thuja orientalis) forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 G3.9B Hyrcanian Platycladus orientalis (Thuja orientalis) forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 G3.9B Hyrcanian Platycladus orientalis (Thuja orientalis) forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 G3.9B Hyrcanian thuja forests same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 42.AB Hyrcanian thuja forests same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 42.AB Hyrcanian thuja forests same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 42.AB   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 42.AB   same
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