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Fitosociologia 42 (1) 2005

pag. 109-119: Contributo alla conoscenza sintassonomica dei boschi del Tilio-Acerion Klika 1955 dell’Appennino centro-settentrionale (Italia centrale)

C. Angiolini1, B. Foggi2, D. Viciani2 & A. Gabellini3

1Dipartimento di Scienze Ambientali “G. Sarfatti”, via P.A. Mattioli 4, I–53100 Siena; e-mail: angiolini@unisi.it

2Dipartimento di Biologia Vegetale, Università di Firenze, via La Pira 4, I-50121 Firenze

3DREAM Italia S.C.r.l., via dei Guazzi 13, Poppi (AR)

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Contribution to the syntaxonomical knowledge of the Tilio-Acerion woodlands in the north-central Apennine (central Italy). A phytosociological study of the Tilio-Acerion woodlands in the northern part of the central Apennine chain is presented. 71 unpublished relevés were analysed using the Twinspan software. Four groups are recognised: the first one is referred to the Ornithogalo sphaerocarpi-Aceretum pseudoplatani association in its typical form; the second is characterized by species linked with deep soils with a good presence of clay and has been referred to the new subassociation Ornithogalo sphaerocarpi-Aceretum pseudoplatani geranietosum nodosi; the third group is referred to the new association Glechomo hirsutae-Aceretum obtusati characterized by species linked with nitrophilous and saxicolous conditions of the microhabitat; the ultimate group is formed by little phytocoenose isolated in a matrix formed by exstensive pastured areas and a syntaxonomic treatments is not proposed.


Acer sp.pl., Apennine, central Italy, Syntaxonomy, Tilio-Acerion, Tilia sp.pl.