Eastern garrigues

English name: Eastern garrigues

Description (English)

Shrubby formations, often low, of the meso-, thermo- and occasionally supramediterranean zones of Greece, southern Albania, Cyprus and southern Anatolia. Included here are all sclerophyllous formations, regardless of substrate, except those with conspicuous spiny cushion structure (F7), those with abundant thermo-Mediterranean scrub species (F5.5) and high maquis with Erica arborea and Arbutus spp. (F5.2).

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code F6.2

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Name Definition Other names Reference
Micromerion Oberd. 1954 Thermo-mesomediterranean phrygana on rocky calcareous soils of northern Hellas Coridothymion Oberd. 1954; Dorycnio-Coridothymion capitati (Oberd. 1954) S. Brullo et al. 1997 Schaminee et al, 2012
Helichryso sanguinei-Origanion syriaci Barbero et Quézel 1989 Thermomediterranean phrygana of southern and Cyprus Schaminee et al, 2012
Hyperico empetrifolii-Micromerion graecae Barbero et Quézel 1989 Themo-mesomediterranean phrygana on calcareous substrates of central and southern Hellas, Aegean region and Crete Schaminee et al, 2012
Helichryso barrelieri-Phagnalion graeci (Barbéro et Quézel 1989) R. Jahn in Mucina et al. 2009 Themo-mesomediterranean phrygana on non-calcareous substrates of southern Hellas, central and southern Aegean region and adjacent Anatolia Schaminee et al, 2012
Hyperico olympici-Cistion cretici (Oberd. 1954) R.Jahn et Bergmeier in Mucina et al. 2009 Themo-mesomediterranean silicicolous phrygana of northern Hellas Cistion orientale Oberd. 1954; Cisto-Hypericion bithynici (Oberd. 1954) S. Brullo et al. 1997 Schaminee et al, 2012
Sarcopoterio spinosi-Genistion fasselatae Costa et al. 1984 Thermo-mesomediterranean phrygana on sandy and loamy soils of Cyprus Sarcopoterio spinosi-Genistion sphacelatae Costa et al. 1984 Schaminee et al, 2012

Species mentioned in habitat description


List

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 32.5 Eastern garrigues same
CORINE Land Cover 3.2.3. Sclerophyllous vegetation n/a
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F6.2 Eastern garrigues same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F6.2 Eastern garrigues same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 F6.2 Eastern garrigues same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 F6.2 Eastern garrigues same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 F5.3 Cistus garrigues same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 F2.5 Eastern garrigues same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 32.5 Eastern garrigues same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 32.5 Eastern garrigues same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 32.5   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 32.5   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 32.5   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1989 32.5   same
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