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 T3-93B

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Cistus creticus
Conifers Juniperus oxycedrus
Conifers Pinus pinea
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Cistus creticus Flowering Plants
Juniperus oxycedrus Conifers
Pinus pinea 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) G3.73B Pontic stone pine forests same
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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