Vegetation Science Group

Department of Botany and Zoology | Faculty of Science | Masaryk University

Vegetation of the Czech Republic

Alliance LBD
Sorbo-Fagion sylvaticae Hofmann in Passarge 1968

This alliance comprises calcicolous and thermophilous forests of Fagus sylvatica with a significant role of light-demanding and thermophilous species in the shrub and herb layers. They occur on limestone and other calcareous substrates.

Orig. (Passarge 1968): Sorbo-Fagion silvaticae Hofm. (Sorbus aria, S. torminalis)

Syn.: Cephalanthero-Fagion Tüxen 1955 (§ 2b, nomen nudum), Eu-Fagenion Oberdorfer 1957 p. p. (suballiance), Cephalanthero-Fagenion Tüxen in Tüxen et Oberdorfer 1958 (suballiance)

Diagnostic and constant species: see association Cephalanthero damasonii-Fagetum sylvaticae

Source: Boublík K. (2013): LBD Sorbo-Fagion sylvaticae Hofmann in Passarge 1968. In: Chytrý M. (ed.), Vegetace České republiky. 4. Lesní a křovinná vegetace [Vegetation of the Czech Republic 4. Forest and shrub vegetation]. Academia, Praha, p. 263.