Afro-Iberian thermophilous Quercus forests

Description (English)

Iberian and North African forests and woods dominated by Quercus faginea, Quercus canariensis or Quercus afares. The humid formations of southwestern Iberia (units G1.772 and G1.773) are forest types of unique character in Europe and of extreme biological importance; also highly distinctive and vulnerable are the Baetic and Valencian formations listed under subunits G1.7714 and G1.7715.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code T1-97

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Quercus canariensis
Flowering Plants Quercus faginea
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Quercus canariensis Flowering Plants
Quercus faginea 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) G1.77 Afro-Iberian thermophilous Quercus forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G1.77 Afro-Iberian thermophilous Quercus forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G1.77 Afro-Iberian thermophilous Quercus forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 G1.77 Afro-Iberian thermophilous Quercus forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 G1.77 Afro-Iberian thermophilous Quercus forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 G1.77 Afro-Iberian thermophilous Quercus forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 G1.927 Afro-Iberian thermophilous oak forests same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 41.77 Afro-Iberian thermophilous oak forests same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 41.77 Afro-Iberian thermophilous oak forests same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 41.77   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 41.77   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 41.77   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1989 41.77   same
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