Illyrian Castanea sativa forests

Description (English)

Castanea sativa-dominated forests and naturalised plantations of the Carpinion betuli illyricum zone, locally, notably in Bosnia-Herzegovina, extending into the Fagion illyricum zone, apparently constituting, with the subthermophilous oak region of the Balkans, a centre of indigenousness of the species. Extensive stands are recorded, in particular, from northwestern Croatia, neighbouring Slovenia, northern, central and eastern Bosnia-Herzegovina.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code T1-9C4

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Castanea sativa
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Castanea sativa 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) G1.7D4 Illyrian Castanea sativa forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G1.7D4 Illyrian Castanea sativa forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G1.7D4 Illyrian Castanea sativa forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 G1.7D4 Illyrian Castanea sativa forests same
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