Illyrian sub-Mediterranean oak-hornbeam forests

English name: Illyrian sub-Mediterranean oak-hornbeam forests

Description (English)

Quercus petraea and Carpinus betulus forests of sub-Mediterranean regions of the southeastern pre-Alps and karstic reliefs of Slovenia, northwestern Croatia and extreme northeastern Italy, where they occupy north-facing doline slopes and cool vales, much richer in thermophile elements than the forests of unit G1.A1A1.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code G1.A1A3
Bern Convention Included in a Resolution 4 habitat type at a higher level (G1.A1)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Carpinus betulus
Flowering Plants Quercus petraea
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Carpinus betulus Flowering Plants
Quercus petraea Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 41.2A3 Illyrian submediterranean oak-hornbeam forests source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G1.A1A3 Illyrian sub-Mediterranean oak-hornbeam forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G1.A1A3 Illyrian submediterranean oak-hornbeam forests same
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