Biodiversity of Balcan pine (Pinus peuce Griseb.) experimental stands in the Rogów Arboretum (Poland)

Izabela Kałucka, Andrzej M. Jagodziński, Maciej Skorupski, Marek Kasprowicz, Maria Wojterska, Tomasz Dobies, Małgorzata Sławska, Anna Wierzbicka, Andrzej Łabȩdzki, Mirosław Nowiński, Stanisław Małek, Piotr Banaszczak, Piotr Karolewski, Jacek Oleksyn

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The Balkan pine (Pinus peuce) is a Balkan Peninsula endemic tree species, growing in high mountains of Bulgaria, Macedonia, Serbia, Montenegro, Kosovo, Albania, and Greece and forming pure and mixed stands in subalpine forests. The paper gives a survey of biodiversity of Balkan pine stands in the Rogów Arboretum in reference to environmental data. In the plots examined, 29 taxa of vascular plants, 29 taxa of macrofungi and 127 taxa of invertebrates were recorded. The revealed diversity is discussed with regard to the data from Pinus peuce natural habitats.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)181-189
Number of pages9
JournalFolia Forestalia Polonica, Series A
Issue number4
StatePublished - 2013

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Funding Information:
This research was supported by the Polish Ministry of Science and Higher Education (grant No. N304 071 32/2761).


  • Balkan pine
  • Biodiversity
  • Insects
  • Macrofungi
  • Mites
  • Nematodes
  • Pinus peuce
  • Vascular plants


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