Carpinus orientalis forests

Description (English)

Carpinus orientalis-dominated facies of the thermophilous woods of units G1.73, G1.74, G1.76, particularly abundant in Greece, the middle Balkan peninsula, Anatolia and the Caucasus. Often of secondary nature, they replace oak forests on eroded soil after deforestation, especially on calcareous soils.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code T1-9B2

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Carpinus orientalis
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Carpinus 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) G1.7C2 Carpinus orientalis woods same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G1.7C2 Carpinus orientalis woods same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G1.7C2 Carpinus orientalis woods same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 G1.7C2 Oriental Carpinus betulus woods same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 G1.7C2 Oriental Carpinus betulus woods same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 G1.B42 Oriental Carpinus betulus woods same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 G1.H22 Oriental hornbeam woods same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 41.82 Oriental hornbeam woods same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 41.82 Oriental hornbeam woods same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 41.82   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 41.82   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 41.82   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1989 41.82   same
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