Balkan Range cherry-laurel Fagus forests

Description (English)

Highly distinctive Fagus sylvatica or Fagus moesiaca forests of the western and central Balkan Range, developed on acid, deep coluvions of lower slopes and brook valleys, in which the understorey is dominated by the lauriphyllous Prunus laurocerasus.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code T1-8632

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Fagus moesiaca
Flowering Plants Fagus sylvatica
Flowering Plants Prunus laurocerasus
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Fagus moesiaca Flowering Plants
Fagus sylvatica Flowering Plants
Prunus laurocerasus 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) G1.69312 Balkan Range cherry-laurel beech forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G1.69312 Balkan Range cherry-laurel beech forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G1.69312 Balkan Range cherry-laurel beech forests same
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