Western Pontic calciphile Fagus forests

Description (English)

Rare forests limited to calcareous outcrops of the western Pontic Range dominated by Fagus orientalis accompanied by Stephylea pinnata, Buxus sempervirens, Taxus baccata, Euonymus latifolius ssp. caucanus.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code T1-7C14

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Conifers Taxus baccata
Flowering Plants Buxus sempervirens
Flowering Plants Fagus orientalis
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Taxus baccata Conifers
Buxus sempervirens Flowering Plants
Fagus orientalis 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) G1.6E14 Western Pontic calciphile beech forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G1.6E14 Western Pontic calciphile beech forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G1.6E14 Western Pontic calciphile beech forests same
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