Southeastern Moesian Fagus forests

Description (English)

Fagus sylvatica or Fagus moesiaca forests of the Rhodopides and the Moeso-Macedonian mountains, including, in Bulgaria, the Rhodope Mountains, Rila, Pirin, Vitosha and Slavianka (Orvilos) ranges, as well as the western border mountains west of the Struma, and in Greece all the higher mountains east of the Axios, in particular the Rodhopi, the Orvilos (Slavianka), Boura, Mavro Vouno, Vrondous, Menikion complex, the Falakron system (Boz Dagh of Dhrama), the Pangeon, the Kerkini (Belles, Belasicha), the Krousia-Vertikon-Kerdulia ridge and the mountains of the Chalcidiki peninsula (Chortiatis, Cholomon, Athos).

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code T1-772

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Fagus moesiaca
Flowering Plants Fagus sylvatica
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Fagus moesiaca Flowering Plants
Fagus sylvatica 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) G1.692 Southeastern Moesian beech forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G1.692 Southeastern Moesian beech forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G1.692 Southeastern Moesian beech forests same
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