Greek Juniperus excelsa forests

Description (English)

Forest formations dominated by Juniperus excelsa or the closely allied Juniperus macropoda (Juniperus polycarpos, Juniperus seravshanica) of the Irano-Turanian plateaux and mountains of Anatolia, Iran, Afghanistan, extending to Lebanon, the Caucasus, Crimea, Cyprus and the Balkanic peninsula, in the periphery of the Pelagonides and Rhodope Mountains. Arborescent matorrals, somewhat more widespread in Mediterranean and sub-Mediterranean regions, are included as unit F5.1331.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code T3-D7

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Conifers Juniperus excelsa
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Juniperus excelsa Conifers

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) G3.93 Greek Juniperus excelsa woods same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G3.93 Greek Juniperus excelsa woods same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G3.93 Greek Juniperus excelsa woods same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 G3.93 Greek Juniperus excelsa woods same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 G3.93 Greek Juniperus excelsa woods same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 G3.93 Greek Juniperus excelsa woods same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 G3.93 Grecian and Persian juniper woods same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 42.A3 Grecian and Persian juniper woods same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 42.A3 Grecian and Persian juniper woods same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 42.A3   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 42.A3   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 42.A3   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1989 42.A3   same
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