Cordilleran stone pine forests

English name: Cordilleran stone pine forests

Description (English)

Pinus pinea forests of the foothills of the Cordillera Central, particularly in areas between Guadarrama and Gredos, pure or with Pinus pinaster; the undergrowth, similar to that of evergreen oak forests, includes Juniperus oxycedrus, Retama sphaerocarpa, Cytisus scoparius, Pistacia terebinthus, Lavandula pedunculata, Helichrysum serotinum.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code G3.7314
Bern Convention Included in a Resolution 4 habitat type at a higher level (G3.7)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Cytisus scoparius
Flowering Plants Helichrysum serotinum
Conifers Juniperus oxycedrus
Flowering Plants Lavandula pedunculata
Conifers Pinus pinaster
Conifers Pinus pinea
Flowering Plants Pistacia terebinthus
Flowering Plants Retama sphaerocarpa
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Cytisus scoparius Flowering Plants
Helichrysum serotinum Flowering Plants
Juniperus oxycedrus Conifers
Lavandula pedunculata Flowering Plants
Pinus pinaster Conifers
Pinus pinea Conifers
Pistacia terebinthus Flowering Plants
Retama sphaerocarpa Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 42.8314 Cordilleran stone pine forests source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G3.7314 Cordilleran stone pine forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G3.7314 Cordilleran stone pine forests same
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