EUNIS habitat classification 2012 > F - Heathland, scrub and tundra > F3 - Temperate and mediterranean-montane scrub > F3.2 - Submediterranean deciduous thickets and brushes

Submediterranean deciduous thickets and brushes

English name: Submediterranean deciduous thickets and brushes

Description (English)

Successional and plagioclimax scrub, mostly deciduous, of the submediterranean and supramediterranean zones, but also colonizing cool, moist or disturbed stations of the mediterranean evergreen forest zone. Included are some non-leafy scrub, for example Cytisus purgans and Genista aetnensis.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code F3.2
Relation to Annex I habitat types (EU Habitats Directive)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Name Definition Other names Reference
Cytision sessilifolii Biondi in Biondi et al. 1989 Submediterranean thermophilous broom scrub of submontane and montane belts of Central and Southern Apennines Cytision sessilifolii Biondi in Biondi et al. 1988 Schaminee et al, 2012
Asparago verticillati-Crataegion tauricae Korzhenevsky et Klyukin 1990 Submediterranean thermophilous scrub vegetation of Crimea Schaminee et al, 2012
Berberido creticae-Prunion cocomiliae Bergmeier 1990 Submediterranean thermophilous scrub of southern regions of Balkan Peninsula Schaminee et al, 2012
Lonicero arboreae-Berberidion hispanicae O. de Bolòs 1954 Supra-oromediterranean scrub on base-rich substrates in Baetic regionn of Spain and North African mountains Lonicero arboreae-Berberidion australis (O. de Bolòs 1954) Rivas Goday 1964 Schaminee et al, 2012
Scrophulario glabratae-Rubion ulmifolii Vicente Orellana et al. 2012 Spiny lianoid thicket mantle of laurel forests of Azores Schaminee et al, 2012
Amelanchiero-Buxion O. de Bolòs et Romo in Romo 1989 Pyrenean and western Catalonian submediterranean sub-xeric mantle scrub Schaminee et al, 2012
Genistion specioso-equisetiformis Rivas-Mart. et F. Valle in Rivas-Mart. et al. 2011 Prevalently Baetic Iberian thermo-mesomediterranean dry-subhumid genistpoid retamal on calcarous and ultramafic soils Schaminee et al, 2012
Telinion monspessulano-linifoliae Rivas-Mart. et al. 2002 Aljibic, Tyrrhenian and Catalonian thermo-mesomediterranean subhumid-humid silicicolous genistoid retamal seral to Telinion monspessulano-linifoliae Rivas-Mart. et al. 2001; Phlomido purpureae-Retametalia sphaerocarpae Rivas-Mart., Díez-Garretas et Asensi in Rivas-Mart. et al. 2011 Schaminee et al, 2012
Violo messanensis-Adenocarpion intermedii Mucina in Mucina et al. 2013 Siculo-Calabrian meso-supramediterranean broom heath Violion messanensis S. Brullo et Furnari in Barbagallo et al. 1982 Schaminee et al, 2012
Adenocarpion decorticantis (Rivas-Mart. et F. Valle ex F. Valle 1985) Rivas-Mart. et al.1999 Upper mesomediterranean and oromediterranean semicontinental silicicolous retamoid scrub of Sierra Nevada Schaminee et al, 2012
Rubio periclymeni-Rubion ulmifolii Oberd. ex Rivas-Mart. et al. 1993 Spiny lianoid thicket mantle of laurel forests of Madeira and Canary Islands Rubion canariensis Oberd. 1965 Schaminee et al, 2012
Retamion sphaerocarpae Rivas-Mart. 1981 Ibero-Lusitanian Iberian thermo-supramediterranean semiarid continental semiarid retamal Cytiso-Retamion Rivas Goday 1980; Genistion haenselero-polyanthii Pérez Latorre et Cabezudo 2002 Schaminee et al, 2012
Genisto scorpii-Retamion sphaerocarpae Rivas-Mart. et Costa in Rivas-Mart. et al. 2011 Iberolevantine thermo-mesomediterranean (and rarely supramediterranean) semiarid to subhumid retamal on calcareous soils Chronantho-Retamion Rivas Goday 1980 Schaminee et al, 2012
Syringo-Carpinion orientalis Jakucs 1959 Thermophilous mantle communities of oak forests of central and southern Balkan Peninsula Paliuro-Carpinion orientalis Cristurean et Teculescu 1968; Orno-Colurnion Borza 1958 (orig. form) Schaminee et al, 2012
Ulici europaei-Cytision striati Rivas-Mart. et al. 1991 Cantabroatlantic-Lusitanian Iberian submediterranean and meso-supramediterranenan subhumid to hyperhumid broomy heath Schaminee et al, 2012
Paliuro-Petterion P. Fukarek 1962 Submediterranean šibljak of eastern Adriatic coasts of Balkan Peninsula Rhamno-Paliurion Trinajstic (1978) 1996; Paliurion adriaticum Trinajstic 1978 Schaminee et al, 2012
Pruno tenellae-Syringion Jovanovic ex Carni et Mucina 2013 Submediterranean thermophilous scrub of northern and central regions of Balkan Peninsula Pruno tenellae-Syringion Jovanovic 1979 Schaminee et al, 2012
Eryngio campestris-Paliurion spinae-christi (Jovanovic 1985) Matevski et al. 2008 Submediterranean šibljak of south-central Balkan Peninsula Asparago verticillati-Paliurion Sanda et Popescu 1999; Paliurion moesiacum B. Jovanovic 1985 Schaminee et al, 2012
Berberido aetnensis-Crataegion laciniatae Gianguzzi et al. 2011 Supramediterranean relict orophilous scrub of northern Sicily Schaminee et al, 2012
Fraxino orni-Cotinion Soó 1960 Thermophilous mantle vegetation of southen Pannonian oak forests Orno-Cotinion Soó 1960 (orig. form); Cotinion Soó 1960 (sensu Horvát 1977) Schaminee et al, 2012
Retamion monospermae Rivas-Mart et al. 2002 Lusitano-Andalusian Iberian and Tingitanian seral broomy scrub on deep littoral soils and palaeodune regosols Retamion monospermae Rivas-Mart. et Cantó in Rivas-Mart. et al. 2002 Schaminee et al, 2012
Pruno spinosae-Rubion ulmifolii O. de Bolòs 1954 Bramble scrub of winter-mild southern Atlantic seaboards and Mediterranean Ligustro-Rubion ulmifolii Géhu et Delelis in Delelis 1973; Lonicerion periclymeni Géhu et al. 1983; Pruno spinosae-Rubion inermidis O. de Bolòs 1954 nom. mut. propos. (sensu Julve 1993) Schaminee et al, 2012
Genisto spartioidis-Phlomidion almeriensis Rivas Goday et Rivas-Mart. 1969 Almerian (south Iberian) Infra-mesomediterranean semiarid-dry retamoid scrub on calcarous and ultramafic substrates Schaminee et al, 2012
Junipero excelsae-Quercion pubescentis Jakucs 1960 Thermophilous pseudomaquis replacing oak forests of Crimea Schaminee et al, 2012
Cytision multiflori Rivas-Mart. 1974 Western Iberian supramediterranean subhumid-hyperhumid silicicolous broomy genistoid retamal Genistion polygaliphyllae Rivas-Mart. et al. 1984 Schaminee et al, 2012
Pruno tenellae-Syringion (B. Jovanovic 1979) Carni et al. 2009 Continental vegetation of continental regions of northern Balkans Buxo-Syringion P. Fukarek 1962; Cotino-Cotoneasterion P. Fukarek 1958; Cotino-Cotoneasterion P. Fukarek 1962 Schaminee et al, 2012
Berberidion vulgaris Br.-Bl. ex Tx. 1952 nom. conserv. Soutern temperate and submediterranean thermophilous scrub of southern and Central Europe Amelanchierion ovalis Arlot 1985; Astrantio-Corylion Passarge 1978; Berberidion Br.-Bl. 1950; Clematido vitalbae-Acerion campestris Felzines in Royer et al. 2006; Corylion avellanae P. Fukarek et Fabijanic 1968; Crataego-Corylion P. Fukarek 1969; Ligustro-Crataegion Passarge 1978; Prunion spinosae P. Fukarek et Fabijanic 1968; Rhamno alpini-Berberidion vulgaris Rivas-Mart. In Rivas-Mart. et al. 2011; Ligustro-Prunion spinosae Arlot 1985; Crataego-Prunion T. Müller 1974; Crataego-Prunion T. Müller ex Korneck 1974; Prunion spinosae Soó 1931 Schaminee et al, 2012
Genistion floridae Rivas-Mart. 1974 Western Iberian upper meso-supramediterranean and submediterranean subhumid-humid genistoid retamal Adenocarpion argyrophylli Vicente Orellana et Galán de Mera 2008 Schaminee et al, 2012

Species mentioned in habitat description


List

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 31.8 Western Palaearctic temperate thickets wider
CORINE Land Cover 3.2.2. Moors and heathland n/a
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F3.2 Submediterranean deciduous thickets and brushes same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F3.2 Mediterraneo-montane broadleaved deciduous thickets same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 F3.2 Mediterraneo-montane broadleaved deciduous thickets same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 F3.2 Mediterraneo-montane broadleaved deciduous thickets same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 F2.5 Sub-mediterranean broadleaved deciduous thickets same
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