Aegean Castanea sativa forests

English name: Aegean chestnut forests

Description (English)

Castanea sativa-dominated forests and naturalised plantations of the Peloponnese, the Aegean islands, Crete and western Asia Minor, occupying scattered, relatively rare localities in the supra-Mediterranean level of mountains ranges.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code G1.7D2
Bern Convention Included in a Resolution 4 habitat type at a higher level (G1.7)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Castanea sativa
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Castanea sativa Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 41.92 Aegean chestnut forests source
CORINE Land Cover 3.1.1. Broad-leaved forest n/a
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G1.7D2 Aegean Castanea sativa forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G1.7D2 Aegean Castanea sativa forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 G1.7D2 Aegean Castanea sativa forests same
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