Valencian Quercus rotundifolia woodland

English name: Valencian Quercus rotundifolia woodland

Description (English)

Thermo-Mediterranean, basophilous forests and woodland of Quercus rotundifolia characteristic of the southeastern maritime façade of the Iberian peninsula in Valencia and Levante, rich in shrubs and lianas, with Rubia peregrina ssp. longifolia, Osyris quadripartita, Chamaerops humilis, Phillyrea angustifolia, Clematis flammula. Well-preserved examples survived until recently in, among others, the Sierra del Ave y Cortes de Pallas, in the Pobla Tornesa, in Millares, in Montduver. This community now appears extinct in its full forest form.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code G2.1245
Bern Convention Included in a Resolution 4 habitat type at a higher level (G2)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Chamaerops humilis
Flowering Plants Clematis flammula
Flowering Plants Osyris quadripartita
Flowering Plants Phillyrea angustifolia
Flowering Plants Quercus rotundifolia
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Chamaerops humilis Flowering Plants
Clematis flammula Flowering Plants
Osyris quadripartita Flowering Plants
Phillyrea angustifolia Flowering Plants
Quercus rotundifolia Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 45.345 Valencian Quercus rotundifolia woodland source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G2.1245 Valencian Quercus rotundifolia woodland same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G2.1245 Valencian Quercus rotundifolia woodland same
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