Pinus leucodermis forests

English name: White-barked pine (Pinus leucodermis) forests

Description (English)

Local treeline formations of Pinus heldreichii or Pinus leucodermis restricted to the southern Balkans, northern Greece and southern Italy, usually open and with an undergrowth formed by stripped grasslands on dry, often stony or rocky soils.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code G3.61
Bern Convention Included in a Resolution 4 habitat type at a higher level (G3.6)
Relation to Annex I habitat types (EU Habitats Directive)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Conifers Pinus heldreichii
Conifers Pinus leucodermis
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Pinus heldreichii Conifers
Pinus leucodermis Conifers

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 42.71 White-barked pine forests source
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 G3.61 Pinus leucodermis forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G3.61 Pinus leucodermis forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 G3.61 Pinus leucodermis forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 G3.61 Pinus leucodermis forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 G3.61 Pinus leucodermis forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 G3.86 White-barked pine forests same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 42.71 White-barked pine forests same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 42.71 White-barked pine forests same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 42.71   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 42.71   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 42.71   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1989 42.71   same
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