Corsican lowland holm-oak forest

Description (English)

Quercus ilex formations of the lower meso-Mediterranean level of Corsica with Viburnum tinus, Erica arborea, Lonicera implexa, Phillyrea angustifolia, Clematis flammula, Smilax aspera, Rubia peregrina; generally degraded to arborescent matorral or dense coppice, they still include, mostly above 400 m of altitude, a few better-preserved woodland fragments.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code T2-1215

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Clematis flammula
Flowering Plants Erica arborea
Flowering Plants Lonicera implexa
Flowering Plants Phillyrea angustifolia
Flowering Plants Quercus ilex
Flowering Plants Rubia peregrina
Flowering Plants Smilax aspera
Flowering Plants Viburnum tinus
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Clematis flammula Flowering Plants
Erica arborea Flowering Plants
Lonicera implexa Flowering Plants
Phillyrea angustifolia Flowering Plants
Quercus ilex Flowering Plants
Rubia peregrina Flowering Plants
Smilax aspera Flowering Plants
Viburnum tinus 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) G2.1215 Corsican lowland holm-oak woodland same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G2.1215 Corsican lowland holm-oak woodland same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G2.1215 Corsican lowland holm-oak woodland same
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