Abies pinsapo forests

English name: Forests of Spanish fir (Abies pinsapo)

Description (English)

Fir or fir-cedar forests dominated by relict species of Abies, including forests of Abies pinsapo, Abies marocana, Abies numidica, Abies cilicica or Abies nebrodensis, distributed along the rim of the southern Mediterranean basin, well outside the range of beech.

Source:
EUNIS habitat classification
Interpretation Manual of the habitats targeted by Resolution No. 4

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code G3.19
Bern Convention Resolution 4 habitat type (used for designation of Emerald sites)
Relation to Annex I habitat types (EU Habitats Directive)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description


List

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 42.19 Afro-Asian fir forests source
CORINE Land Cover 3.1.2. Coniferous forest n/a
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G3.19 Abies pinsapo forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G3.19 Abies pinsapo forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 G3.19 Abies pinsapo forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 G3.19 Abies pinsapo forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 G3.19 Abies pinsapo forests same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 42.19 Afro-Asian fir forests same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 42.19 Afro-Asian fir forests same
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