Tree species

Slovenia

Diversity of tree species
FRA 2005 categories Number of species
2000
Native tree species 73
Critically endangered tree species 0
Endangered tree species 0
Vulnerable tree species 0

General comments

The following species are on the list of native tree species: Abies alba, Acer campestre, Acer monspessulanum, Acer obtusatum, Acer platanoides, Acer pseudoplatanus, Acer tataricum*, Alnus glutinosa, Alnus incana, Arbutus unedo*, Betula pendula, Betula pubescens, Carpinus betulus, Carpinus orientalis, Castanea sativa, Celtis australis*, Cercis siliquastrum*, Crataegus laevigata, Crataegus monogyna, Fagus sylvatica, Fraxinus angustifolia, Fraxinus excelsior, Fraxinus ornus, Ilex aquifolium*, Juglans regia, Juniperus communis, Juniperus oxycedrus*, Laburnum alpinum, Laburnum alschingeri*, Laburnum anagyroides, Larix decidua, Laurus nobilis*, Malus sylvestris, Ostrya carpinifolia, Phillyrea latifolia*, Picea abies, Pinus cembra, Pinus mugo, Pinus nigra, Pinus sylvestris, Pistacia terebinthus*, Populus alba, Populus nigra, Populus tremula, Prunus avium, Prunus mahaleb, Prunus padus, Pyrus pyraster, Pyrus spinosa*, Quercus cerris, Quercus crenata*, Quercus ilex*, Quercus petraea, Quercus pubescens, Quercus robur, Salix alba, Salix caprea, Salix daphnoides, Salix eleagnos, Salix fragilis, Salix purpurea, Salix triandra, Salix viminalis, Sorbus aria, Sorbus aucuparia, Sorbus domestica, Sorbus torminalis, Taxus baccata*, Tilia cordata, Tilia platyphyllos, Ulmus carpinifolia, Ulmus glabra, Ulmus laevis.

In the Country report to the FAO international technical conference on plant genetic resources for Slovenia of 1996 species Crataegus laevigata, Crataegus monogyna, Juniperus communis and Juniperus oxycedrus were not considered as tree species.

Although no species natives to Slovenia were found on the IUCN red list at the global level, 13 species indicated by asterisk are on the national red list of endangered species.

last updated:  Wednesday, April 28, 2010