Thracian white oak-oriental hornbeam forests

Description (English)

Quercus pubescens-Quercus virgiliana woods of the Black Sea plains and hills of Turkey in Europe, and of the northern Thracian plain of southern and southeastern Bulgaria, where they are represented by mostly insular patches, particularly in the middle Maritsa and Tundja hills, the eastern and northern Rhodope foothills. The oaks are accompanied by Carpinus orientalis, Fraxinus ornus, Acer campestre or Tilia tomentosa and by Mediterranean floral elements.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code T1-9371

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Acer campestre
Flowering Plants Carpinus orientalis
Flowering Plants Fraxinus ornus
Flowering Plants Quercus pubescens
Flowering Plants Quercus virgiliana
Flowering Plants Tilia tomentosa
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Acer campestre Flowering Plants
Carpinus orientalis Flowering Plants
Fraxinus ornus Flowering Plants
Quercus pubescens Flowering Plants
Quercus virgiliana Flowering Plants
Tilia tomentosa 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) G1.7371 Thracian white oak-oriental hornbeam woods same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G1.7371 Thracian white oak-oriental hornbeam woods same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G1.7371 Thracian white oak-oriental hornbeam woods same
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