Moesio-Danubian oriental hornbeam Quercus cerris forests

English name: Moesio-Danubian oriental hornbeam Quercus cerris forests

Description (English)

Meso-xerophile, neutrophile forests of Quercus cerris, Fraxinus ornus and Carpinus orientalis of the subcontinental central and eastern Balkan peninsula, mostly of the xerothermal oak belt of Serbia and northern and central Bulgaria, in particular of the lower Danube basin and its fringing plateaux, extending north into Romania to low mountains of the Danube Iron Gates region and of the southwestern Dobrogea, with Cornus mas, Cotinus coggygria and sub-Mediterranean species, including Mercurialis ovata, Buglossoides purpurocaerulea (Lithospermum purpurocaeruleum), Piptatherum virescens, Vincetoxicum hirundinaria (Cynanchum vincetoxicum).

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code G1.76812
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 Buglossoides purpurocaerulea
Flowering Plants Carpinus orientalis
Flowering Plants Cornus mas
Flowering Plants Cotinus coggygria
Flowering Plants Cynanchum vincetoxicum
Flowering Plants Fraxinus ornus
Flowering Plants Lithospermum purpurocaeruleum
Flowering Plants Mercurialis ovata
Flowering Plants Piptatherum virescens
Flowering Plants Quercus cerris
Flowering Plants Vincetoxicum hirundinaria
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Buglossoides purpurocaerulea Flowering Plants
Carpinus orientalis Flowering Plants
Cornus mas Flowering Plants
Cotinus coggygria Flowering Plants
Cynanchum vincetoxicum Flowering Plants
Fraxinus ornus Flowering Plants
Lithospermum purpurocaeruleum Flowering Plants
Mercurialis ovata Flowering Plants
Piptatherum virescens Flowering Plants
Quercus cerris Flowering Plants
Vincetoxicum hirundinaria Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 41.76812 Moesio-Danubian oriental hornbeam Quercus cerris forests source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G1.76812 Moesio-Danubian oriental hornbeam Quercus cerris forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G1.76812 Moesio-Danubian oriental hornbeam Quercus cerris forests same
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