Albanian ash-oak-alder forests

Description (English)

Mixed riverine forests of the Adriatic façade of Albania, dominated by Fraxinus angustifolia, with Quercus robur and, in some formations Alnus glutinosa, Populus alba, Ulmus minor or, in others, Ulmus procera, Acer campestre, Carpinus orientalis, Laurus nobilis, Quercus coccifera, and with Calystegia sepium, Periploca graeca, Pyracantha coccinea, Hedera helix, Crataegus monogyna, Ruscus aculeatus, Tamus communis, Rosa sempervirens, Smilax aspera, Rubus ulmifolius, Rubus nemoralis, constituting species-rich, multi-facies formations of very high biological value.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code T1-31324

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Acer campestre
Flowering Plants Alnus glutinosa
Flowering Plants Calystegia sepium
Flowering Plants Carpinus orientalis
Flowering Plants Crataegus monogyna
Flowering Plants Fraxinus angustifolia
Flowering Plants Hedera helix
Flowering Plants Laurus nobilis
Flowering Plants Periploca graeca
Flowering Plants Populus alba
Flowering Plants Pyracantha coccinea
Flowering Plants Quercus coccifera
Flowering Plants Quercus robur
Flowering Plants Rosa sempervirens
Flowering Plants Rubus nemoralis
Flowering Plants Rubus ulmifolius
Flowering Plants Ruscus aculeatus
Flowering Plants Smilax aspera
Flowering Plants Tamus communis
Flowering Plants Ulmus minor
Flowering Plants Ulmus procera
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Acer campestre Flowering Plants
Alnus glutinosa Flowering Plants
Calystegia sepium Flowering Plants
Carpinus orientalis Flowering Plants
Crataegus monogyna Flowering Plants
Fraxinus angustifolia Flowering Plants
Hedera helix Flowering Plants
Laurus nobilis Flowering Plants
Periploca graeca Flowering Plants
Populus alba Flowering Plants
Pyracantha coccinea Flowering Plants
Quercus coccifera Flowering Plants
Quercus robur Flowering Plants
Rosa sempervirens Flowering Plants
Rubus nemoralis Flowering Plants
Rubus ulmifolius Flowering Plants
Ruscus aculeatus Flowering Plants
Smilax aspera Flowering Plants
Tamus communis Flowering Plants
Ulmus minor Flowering Plants
Ulmus procera Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Not available For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012) G1.22324 Albanian ash-oak-alder forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G1.22324 Albanian ash-oak-alder forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G1.22324 Albanian ash-oak-alder forests same
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