Corsican mesogean pine forests

Description (English)

Pinus pinaster-dominated forests of the meso- and supra-Mediterranean levels of Corsica, mostly on granitic substrates; they are very developed, accompanied by a maquis-like understorey, in the meso-Mediterranean zone, mostly at its upper tier; they occur locally within the supra-Mediterranean zone, on sunny slopes (adrets) and at lower altitudes, as facies of laricio pine forests.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code T3-924

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Conifers Pinus pinaster
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Pinus pinaster Conifers

Other classifications

Not available For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012) G3.724 Corsican mesogean pine forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G3.724 Corsican mesogean pine forests same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G3.724 Corsican mesogean pine forests same
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