Southern Alpine mixed lime forests

Description (English)

Thermophilous forests of Tilia cordata, Tilia platyphyllos, Acer platanoides, Fraxinus excelsior, Ulmus glabra of warm valleys with high rainfall of the southern Alps, where, within a context of warmer regional climate, they are associated with relatively cool stations, such as north-facing slopes, in contrast with their warm-exposure linked northern counterparts.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code T1-F53

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Acer platanoides
Flowering Plants Fraxinus excelsior
Flowering Plants Tilia cordata
Flowering Plants Tilia platyphyllos
Flowering Plants Ulmus glabra
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Acer platanoides Flowering Plants
Fraxinus excelsior Flowering Plants
Tilia cordata Flowering Plants
Tilia platyphyllos Flowering Plants
Ulmus glabra 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.A453 Southern Alpine mixed lime forests same level changed
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G1.A453 Southern Alpine mixed lime forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G1.A453 Southern Alpine mixed lime forests same
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