Pinus brutia forests

English name: Aegean pine forests

Description (English)

Pinus brutia forests of Crete, the eastern Aegean islands, extreme southeastern continental Europe, Anatolia, Cyprus and the eastern Mediterranean coastal regions not on coastal dunes (otherwise see unit B1.71). Eastern vicariants of Aleppo pine forests (unit G3.74), they comprise, however, taller, more luxuriant, and often extensive, formations. Disjunct formations of this pine or of related species, described from Crimea and the Caucasian region (Pinus pityusa, Pinus stankewiczii, Pinus eldarica) have been included.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code G3.75
Bern Convention Included in a Resolution 4 habitat type at a higher level (G3.7)
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 brutia
Conifers Pinus pityusa
Conifers Pinus stankewiczii
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Pinus brutia Conifers
Pinus pityusa Conifers
Pinus stankewiczii Conifers

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 42.85 Aegean 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 G3.75 Pinus brutia forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G3.75 Pinus brutia forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 G3.75 Pinus brutia forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 G3.75 Pinus brutia forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 G3.75 Pinus brutia forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 G3.85 Aegean pine forests same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 42.85 Aegean pine forests same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 42.85 Aegean pine forests same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 42.85   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 42.85   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 42.85   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1989 42.85   same
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