Balearic Acer granatense forests

Description (English)

Formations, extremely rare if not extinct, of the mountains of Majorca (Puig de Maçanella, Puig Major), dominated by Acer granatense, with Quercus faginea, Amelanchier ovalis ssp. comafredensis, Ilex aquifolium var. balearica, Helleborus foetidus var. balearicus, Sorbus aria, Primula acaulis var. balearica, Rubus ulmifolius, Tamus communis, Taxus baccata, Hedera helix, Smilax aspera var. balearica, Paeonia cambessedesii, several of which are relict endemic taxa of very limited distribution and low numbers.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code T1-9B32

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Conifers Taxus baccata
Flowering Plants Acer granatense
Flowering Plants Hedera helix
Flowering Plants Helleborus foetidus var. balearicus
Flowering Plants Paeonia cambessedesii
Flowering Plants Quercus faginea
Flowering Plants Rubus ulmifolius
Flowering Plants Sorbus aria
Flowering Plants Tamus communis
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Taxus baccata Conifers
Acer granatense Flowering Plants
Hedera helix Flowering Plants
Helleborus foetidus var. balearicus Flowering Plants
Paeonia cambessedesii Flowering Plants
Quercus faginea Flowering Plants
Rubus ulmifolius Flowering Plants
Sorbus aria Flowering Plants
Tamus communis 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) G1.7C32 Balearic Acer granatense woods same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G1.7C32 Balearic Acer granatense woods same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G1.7C32 Balearic Acer granatense woods same
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