Helleno-Moesian montane oak forests

English name: Helleno-Moesian montane oak forests

Description (English)

Rare forests of the hills and low mountain slopes of the mountains of north eastern Greece including the Pindus, the Moeso-Macedonian and Rhodope mountains, in particular of the supra-Mediterranean level of northern and middle Greece, of the hornbeam-durmast oak belt of southwestern Bulgaria, the F.Y.R. of Macedonia and Albania, dominated by rare, endemic oak species, in particular Quercus protoroburoides, or by highly disjunct populations of more northern species, in particular Quercus petraea.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code G1.764
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 Quercus petraea
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Quercus petraea Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 41.764 Helleno-Moesian montane oak forests source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types


Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G1.764 Helleno-Moesian montane oak forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G1.764 Helleno-Moesian montane oak forests same
European Environment Agency (EEA)
Kongens Nytorv 6
1050 Copenhagen K
Phone: +45 3336 7100