Corsican hill holm-oak forest

Description (English)

Quercus ilex formations of the upper meso-Mediterranean level (500-600 m to 1100-1200 m) of Corsica with Arbutus unedo, Erica arborea, Viburnum tinus, Ilex aquifolium, Daphne laureola, Teucrium scorodonia, Helleborus lividus, Cyclamen repandum, Sanicula europaea, Melica uniflora; often installed on steep slopes, they include rather more stands with forest characteristics than the lowland formations.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code T2-1216

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Arbutus unedo
Flowering Plants Cyclamen repandum
Flowering Plants Daphne laureola
Flowering Plants Erica arborea
Flowering Plants Helleborus lividus
Flowering Plants Ilex aquifolium
Flowering Plants Melica uniflora
Flowering Plants Quercus ilex
Flowering Plants Sanicula europaea
Flowering Plants Teucrium scorodonia
Flowering Plants Viburnum tinus
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Arbutus unedo Flowering Plants
Cyclamen repandum Flowering Plants
Daphne laureola Flowering Plants
Erica arborea Flowering Plants
Helleborus lividus Flowering Plants
Ilex aquifolium Flowering Plants
Melica uniflora Flowering Plants
Quercus ilex Flowering Plants
Sanicula europaea Flowering Plants
Teucrium scorodonia 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) G2.1216 Corsican hill holm-oak woodland same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G2.1216 Corsican hill holm-oak woodland same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G2.1216 Corsican hill holm-oak woodland same
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