Central Moesian Quercus dalechampii-oriental hornbeam forests

English name: Central Moesian Quercus dalechampii-oriental hornbeam forests

Description (English)

Xero-mesophile Quercus dalechampii-dominated forests, sometimes mixed with Quercus cerris, Quercus frainetto or Fraxinus excelsior, with Carpinus orientalis, Ostrya carpinifolia or Fraxinus ornus often present and sometimes abundant, widespread in the durmast oak-hornbeam, 600-1200 metre, belt of the Balkan Range and neighbouring hills, drier than the Carpinus betulus-Quercus dalechampii forests of 41.2C35. Ruscus aculeatus is often present and sometimes subdominant in the undergrowth.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code G1.76821
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 Carpinus betulus
Flowering Plants Carpinus orientalis
Flowering Plants Fraxinus excelsior
Flowering Plants Fraxinus ornus
Flowering Plants Ostrya carpinifolia
Flowering Plants Quercus cerris
Flowering Plants Quercus dalechampii
Flowering Plants Quercus frainetto
Flowering Plants Ruscus aculeatus
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Carpinus betulus Flowering Plants
Carpinus orientalis Flowering Plants
Fraxinus excelsior Flowering Plants
Fraxinus ornus Flowering Plants
Ostrya carpinifolia Flowering Plants
Quercus cerris Flowering Plants
Quercus dalechampii Flowering Plants
Quercus frainetto Flowering Plants
Ruscus aculeatus Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 41.76821 Central Moesian Quercus dalechampii-oriental hornbeam forests source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G1.76821 Central Moesian Quercus dalechampii-oriental hornbeam forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G1.76821 Central Moesian Quercus dalechampii-oriental hornbeam forests same
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