Olympus white-barked pine forests

English name: Olympus white-barked pine forests

Description (English)

White-barked pine formations of Mount Olympus, mostly on jurassic and triassic limestones at altitudes above 1350 metres, with an undergrowth including Juniperus nana, Daphne laureola, Daphne mezereum, Daphne oleoides, Genista radiata, Buxus sempervirens, Cotoneaster integerrimus.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code G3.613
Bern Convention Included in a Resolution 4 habitat type at a higher level (G3.6)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Buxus sempervirens
Flowering Plants Cotoneaster integerrimus
Flowering Plants Daphne laureola
Flowering Plants Daphne mezereum
Flowering Plants Daphne oleoides
Flowering Plants Genista radiata
Conifers Juniperus nana
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Buxus sempervirens Flowering Plants
Cotoneaster integerrimus Flowering Plants
Daphne laureola Flowering Plants
Daphne mezereum Flowering Plants
Daphne oleoides Flowering Plants
Genista radiata Flowering Plants
Juniperus nana Conifers

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 42.713 Olympus white-barked pine forests source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G3.613 Olympus white-barked pine forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G3.613 Olympus white-barked pine forests same
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