Catalonian stone pine forests

English name: Catalonian stone pine forests

Description (English)

Pinus pinea forests of coastal and lowland Catalonia, often natural, and with an abundant shrub layer comprising Arbutus unedo, Erica arborea, Ulex australis, Calicotome spinosa, Cistus albidus, Cistus monspeliensis, Cistus salvifolius, Cistus laurifolius.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code G3.7315
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

Conifers Pinus pinea
Flowering Plants Arbutus unedo
Flowering Plants Calicotome spinosa
Flowering Plants Cistus albidus
Flowering Plants Cistus laurifolius
Flowering Plants Cistus monspeliensis
Flowering Plants Cistus salvifolius
Flowering Plants Erica arborea
Flowering Plants Ulex australis
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Pinus pinea Conifers
Arbutus unedo Flowering Plants
Calicotome spinosa Flowering Plants
Cistus albidus Flowering Plants
Cistus laurifolius Flowering Plants
Cistus monspeliensis Flowering Plants
Cistus salvifolius Flowering Plants
Erica arborea Flowering Plants
Ulex australis Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 42.8315 Catalonian 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 G3.7315 Catalonian stone pine forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G3.7315 Catalonian stone pine forests same
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