Pinus brutia forests

Description (English)

Pinus brutia forests of Crete, the eastern Aegean islands, extreme southeastern continental Europe, Anatolia, Cyprus and the eastern Mediterranean coastal regions not on coastal dunes (otherwise see unit B1.71). Eastern vicariants of Aleppo pine forests (unit G3.74), they comprise, however, taller, more luxuriant, and often extensive, formations. Disjunct formations of this pine or of related species, described from Crimea and the Caucasian region (Pinus pityusa, Pinus stankewiczii, Pinus eldarica) have been included.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code T3-95

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Conifers Pinus brutia
Conifers Pinus pityusa
Conifers Pinus stankewiczii
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Pinus brutia Conifers
Pinus pityusa Conifers
Pinus stankewiczii Conifers

Other classifications

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


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