Hellenic valonia oak woods

English name: Hellenic valonia oak woods

Description (English)

Quercus macrolepis formations of continental Greece and its archipelagoes, as well as of ajacent Albania; well developed forests exist, in particular, in the Ionian islands and on Lesbos; more modified, grove-like, stands, exist on the maritime slopes of the low mountains bordering the gulf of Arta and in western Etolia, in the northwestern Peloponnese, in Thessaly, in Attica, in Thrace, in Crete.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code G1.791
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 macrolepis
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Quercus macrolepis Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 41.791 Hellenic valonia oak woods source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types


Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G1.791 Hellenic valonia oak woods same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G1.791 Hellenic valonia oak woods same
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