Pontic stone pine forests
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
|EUNIS habitat type||code T3-93B|
Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)Not available
Species mentioned in habitat description
|Classification||Code||Habitat type name||Relationship type|
|EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012)||G3.73B||Pontic stone pine forests||same|