Illyrian hop-hornbeam Fagus forests

Description (English)

Thermophilous Illyrian Fagus sylvatica forests of limestones and dolomites of the pre-Dinaric hills of Slovenia and of the southeastern pre-Alpine hills of Slovenia and Carinthia, with Ostrya carpinifolia, Fraxinus ornus, Sorbus aria, Sorbus torminalis and a species-rich herb-layer comprising numerous Quercetalia pubescentis characteristics.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code T1-7A221

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Fagus sylvatica
Flowering Plants Fraxinus ornus
Flowering Plants Ostrya carpinifolia
Flowering Plants Sorbus aria
Flowering Plants Sorbus torminalis
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Fagus sylvatica Flowering Plants
Fraxinus ornus Flowering Plants
Ostrya carpinifolia Flowering Plants
Sorbus aria Flowering Plants
Sorbus torminalis 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) G1.6C321 Illyrian hop-hornbeam beech forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G1.6C321 Illyrian hop-hornbeam beech forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G1.6C321 Illyrian hop-hornbeam beech forests same
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