Pinus uncinata woodland

English name: Mountain pine (Pinus uncinata) woodland

Description (English)

Mostly subalpine forests of the Alps, the Jura, the Pyrenees and the Iberian Range, dominated by Pinus uncinata, usually open and with a very developed shrubby understory.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code G3.3
Relation to Annex I habitat types (EU Habitats Directive)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Name Definition Other names Reference
Seslerio caeruleae-Pinion uncinatae Vigo 1974 Mesic pine forests on of montane to subalpine belts of Western Alps and Pyrenees Pinion uncinatae Rivas-Mart. et Costa 1988; Pino uncinatae-Piceion abietis Gillet in Julve 1993 Schaminee et al, 2012
Erico carneae-Pinion Br.-Bl. in Br.-Bl. et al. 1939 nom. invers. propos. Relict forests of Pinus sylvestris on calcareous substrates of Alps, northern Dinarides and Massif Central Pino-Ericion carneae Br.-Bl. in Br.-Bl. et al. 1939; Carici-Pinion sylvestris G. Hofmann in Passarge 1968; Cephalanthero rubrae-Pinion sylvestris Vanden Bergen 1963; Chamaebuxo-Pinion Wendelberger 1963; Epipactido muelleri-Pinion sylvestris Royer in Royer et al. 2006; Epipactido-Pinion sylvestris Passarge 1968; Pinion sylvestris calcicolum Aichinger 1933; Seslerio-Piceion Passarge 1978; Piceion omorikae Tregubov 1941; Molinio litoralis-Pinion sylvestris Ellenberg et Klötzli 1972; Molinio-Pinion sylvestris Ellenberg et Klötzli ex Theurillat in Theurillat et Béguin 1985; Pinion sylvestris (Aichinger 1933) Lakušic 1972; Chamaebuxo-Pinion Wendelberger 1962 (sensu Passarge 1978: 176); Piceion omorikae Tomic et Rakonjac 2011; Pinion salzmanni Br.-Bl. 1931 Schaminee et al, 2012
Piceion excelsae Pawlowski et al. 1928 European boreo-montane spruce and pine forests of nutrient-poor habitats Linnaeo-Piceion abietis (Br.-Bl. et Sissingh in Br.-Bl. et al. 1939) Rivas-Mart. in Rivas-Mart. et al. 2011; Linnaeo-Piceion excelsae (Br.-Bl. et Sissingh in Br.-Bl. et al. 1939) Oberd. 1979; Oxalidion acetosellae Krajina 1933; Piceion abietis Pawlowski et al. 1928 nom. mut. propos.; Piceion illyrico-moesiacum P. Fukarek 1969; Piceion septentrionale Tx. 1955; Pinion cembrae Rivas-Mart. in Rivas-Mart. et al. 2011; Pleurozio-Piceion abietis Passarge 1968; Pleurozio-Piceion abietis Passarge in Passarge et G. Hofmann 1968; Vaccinio-Piceion excelsae Br.-Bl. in Br.-Bl. et al. 1939; Oxalidion acetosellae Krajina 1934; Oxalido-Piceion excelsae (Krajina 1933) Brezina et Hadac in Hadac 1962 Schaminee et al, 2012

Species mentioned in habitat description


List

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 42.4 Mountain pine forests same
CORINE Land Cover 3.1.2. Coniferous forest n/a
BEAR Forest Types for Biodiversity Assessment 01 Subalpine conifer vegetation in nemoral zone overlap
Milieux Naturels de Suisse 1998 6.6.5 Pinède de montagne same
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G3.3 Pinus uncinata woodland same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G3.3 Pinus uncinata woodland same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 G3.3 Pinus uncinata woodland same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 G3.3 Pinus uncinata woodland same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 G3.3 Pinus uncinata woodland same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 G3.4 Mountain pine woodland same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 42.4 Mountain pine forests same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 42.4 Mountain pine forests same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 42.4   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 42.4   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 42.4   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1989 42.4   same
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