Luso-Galician montane acidophilous oak forests

English name: Luso-Galician montane acidophilous oak forests

Description (English)

Galician and extreme northern Portuguese (Serra do Gerez) montane Quercus robur forests, characterized by the presence of Betula celtiberica, Vaccinium myrtillus, Saxifraga spathularis, Melampyrum pratense and the absence of thermophile, in particular lauriphyllous, species.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code G1.864
Bern Convention Included in a Resolution 4 habitat type at a higher level (G1.8)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Betula celtiberica
Flowering Plants Melampyrum pratense
Flowering Plants Quercus robur
Flowering Plants Saxifraga spathularis
Flowering Plants Vaccinium myrtillus
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Betula celtiberica Flowering Plants
Melampyrum pratense Flowering Plants
Quercus robur Flowering Plants
Saxifraga spathularis Flowering Plants
Vaccinium myrtillus Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 41.564 Luso-Galician montane acidophilous oak forests source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G1.864 Luso-Galician montane acidophilous oak forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G1.864 Luso-Galician montane acidophilous oak forests same
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