Western Pontic calciphile beech forests

English name: Western Pontic calciphile beech forests

Description (English)

Rare forests limited to calcareous outcrops of the western Pontic Range dominated by Fagus orientalis accompanied by Stephylea pinnata, Buxus sempervirens, Taxus baccata, Euonymus latifolius ssp. caucanus.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code G1.6E14
Bern Convention Included in a Resolution 4 habitat type at a higher level (G1.6)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Conifers Taxus baccata
Flowering Plants Buxus sempervirens
Flowering Plants Fagus orientalis
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Taxus baccata Conifers
Buxus sempervirens Flowering Plants
Fagus orientalis Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 41.1E14 Western Pontic calciphile beech forests source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G1.6E14 Western Pontic calciphile beech forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G1.6E14 Western Pontic calciphile beech forests same
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