EUNIS habitat classification 2012 > G - Woodland, forest and other wooded land > G3 - Coniferous woodland > G3.7 - Lowland to montane mediterranean Pinus woodland (excluding Pinus nigra)

Lowland to montane mediterranean Pinus woodland (excluding Pinus nigra)

English name: Lowland to montane mediterranean pine woodland (excluding black pine Pinus nigra)

Description (English)

Mediterranean and thermo-Atlantic forests of thermophilous pines, mostly appearing as successional stages or plagioclimax replacements of Mediterranean evergreen broadleaved woodland G2.1 or G2.4. Long-established plantations of these pines, within their natural area of occurrence, and with an undergrowth basically similar to that of G2.1 and G2.4, are included.

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

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code G3.7
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)

Name Definition Other names Reference
Pinion pineae Feinbrun 1959 Pinus pinea forests on leached sandy soils of eastern Mediterranean Schaminee et al, 2012
Berberido aetnensis-Pinion laricionis (S. Brullo et al. 2001) Mucina et Theurillat nom. nov. hoc loco Acidophilous Pinus nigra subsp. laricio woodlands in supra-mediterranean belt of mountains of Corsica, Sardinia, Sicily and Calabria Berberidion aetnensis S. Brullo et al. 2001; Pinion calabricae S. Brullo et Spampinato 1999; Pinion calabricae S. Brullo et Spampinato in S. Brullo et al. 2001; Pinion laricionis Mayer 1984; Pinion nigrae-laricionis Mayer 1984 Schaminee et al, 2012
Juniperon phoeniceae-Pinon acutisquamae A.V. Pérez et Cabezudo in A.V. Pérez et al. 1988 corr. Rivas-Mart. et al. 2002 nom. invers. propos. Betic thermo-supramediterranean matorral on ultramafic and dolomitic substrates Pino acutisquamae-Juniperion phoeniceae A.V. Pérez et Cabezudo in A.V. Pérez et al. 1988 corr. Rivas-Mart. et al. 2002; Pino acutisquamae-Juniperion phoeniceae A.V. Pérez et Cabezudo in A.V. Pérez et al. 1988 corr. Rivas-Mart. et al. 2001; Pino pinastri-Juniperion phoeniceae A.V. Pérez et Cabezudo in A.V. Pérez et al. 1998 Schaminee et al, 2012
Oleo-Ceratonion siliquae Br.-Bl. ex Guinochet et Drouineau 1944 Thermomediterranean maquis and matorral on calcareous substrates along seabords of Mediterranean Myrtion communis Allier et Lacoste 1980; Oleo-Ceratonion Br.-Bl. 1936; Euphorbion dendroidis Papastergiadou et al. 1997 Schaminee et al, 2012
Ceratonio-Pistacion lentisci Zohary ex Zohary et Orshan 1959 Sclerophyllous scrub of thermomediterranean belt of Eastern Mediterranean Ceratonio-Pistacion creticum Zohary et Orshan 1966; Ceratonio-Pistacion lentisci Zohary 1955; Ceratonio siliquae-Rhamnion oleoidis Barbero et Quézel ex Quézel et al. 1992; Ceratonio-Rhamnion oleoidis Barbero et Quézel 1979 Schaminee et al, 2012
Alkanno baeoticae-Pinion halepensis Mucina et Dimopoulos in Mucina et al. 2009 Aleppo pine forests of on utramafic substrates of Euboea and of Hellenic mainland Alyssion euboei S. Brullo et al. 1997 nom. dubium Schaminee et al, 2012
Fraxino orni-Quercion ilicis Biondi et al. ex Biondi, Casavecchia et Gigante 2013 Evergreen and semideciduous calciphilous kermes oak forests of Central Mediterranean Fraxino orni-Quercion ilicis Biondi et al. 2003; Quercion ilicis Br.-Bl. ex Horvatic 1934 Schaminee et al, 2012

Species mentioned in habitat description

Not available

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 42.8 Mediterranean pine woods same
CORINE Land Cover 3.1.2. Coniferous forest n/a
BEAR Forest Types for Biodiversity Assessment 16 Mediterranean and Macaronesian coniferous forests, woodlands wider
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G3.7 Lowland to montane mediterranean Pinus woodland (excluding Pinus nigra) same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G3.7 Lowland to montane mediterranean Pinus woodland (excluding Pinus nigra) same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 G3.7 Lowland to montane mediterranean Pinus woodland (excluding Pinus nigra) same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 G3.7 Lowland to montane mediterranean Pinus woodland (excluding Pinus nigra) same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 G3.7 Lowland to montane mediterranean Pinus woodland (excluding Pinus nigra) same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 G3.8 Mediterranean pine woods same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 42.8 Mediterranean pine woods same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 42.8 Mediterranean pine woods same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 42.8   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 42.8   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 42.8   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1989 42.8   same
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