Western Asian wild fruit tree steppe forests

Description (English)

Usually open or very open stands of Pistacia spp., Amygdalus spp., Malus spp., Pyrus spp., Prunus spp., Juglans regia and other fruit or nut-bearing trees, often associated with Acer spp., Rosa spp., Crataegus spp., of the steppes and subdesert fringes of eastern Anatolia, Iran, Syria and Afghanistan, with a probable outpost in the central plains of Cyprus.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code T1-9B9

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Juglans regia
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Juglans regia 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) G1.7C9 Western Asian wild fruit tree steppe woods same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G1.7C9 Western Asian wild fruit tree steppe woods same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G1.7C9 Western Asian wild fruit tree steppe woods same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 G1.7C9 Western Asian wild fruit tree steppe woods same
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