Phytosociological investigations of Pinus pinea L., forests in the North-East Anatolia region (Trabzon and Artvin - Turkey)

Varol O., Karaer F., Terzioglu S., Kutbay H.

PAKISTAN JOURNAL OF BOTANY, vol.35, no.4, pp.587-595, 2003 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 35 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2003
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.587-595
  • Karadeniz Technical University Affiliated: Yes


In this study phytosociological structure of Pinus pinea L., forests that occurs in Trabzon and Artvin provinces in the East-Black Sea region in Turkey has been investigated. From the phytogeographical view point, it is situated in Euro-Siberian floristic region. The vegetation of the study area was analyzed according to Braun-Blanquet method and the plant associations were typified by considering characteristic species. We describe I plant association and 2 subassociations belonging to forest vegetation types in the study area.