Pontic stone pine forests

English name: Pontic stone pine forests

Description (English)

Pinus pinea forests of Mediterranean enclaves on the southern Black Sea coast of Anatolia in extreme eastern Paphlegonia and in western and eastern Lazistan, some, at least, apparently indigenous. In Lazistan, they occur, in particular, on hill slopes, from sea level to the top of the coastal range, on eruptive rocks, with a rich undergrowth including Cistus creticus, Pistacia palaestina, Juniperus oxycedrus.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code G3.73B
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 Juniperus oxycedrus
Conifers Pinus pinea
Flowering Plants Cistus creticus
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Juniperus oxycedrus Conifers
Pinus pinea Conifers
Cistus creticus Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 42.83B Pontic 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 G3.73B Pontic stone pine forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G3.73B Pontic stone pine forests same
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