Water-fringing beds of tall canes

English name: Water-fringing beds of tall canes

Description (English)

Mediterranean beds of tall canes lining permanent or temporary water courses and water bodies. Included are beds of Arundo donax (C3.32) and Saccharum ravennae (C3.31).

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code C3.3

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Name Definition Other names Reference
Molinio-Holoschoenion Br.-Bl. ex Tchou 1948 Seasonally flooded grasslands on subsaline soils of Western Mediterranean Agrostio stoloniferae-Scirpoidion holoschoeni de Foucault 1984; Brizo minoris-Holoschoenion Rivas Goday 1964; Holoschoenion Br.-Bl. 1931; Molinio-Holoschoenion Br.-Bl. in Br.-Bl. 1947; Molinio-Scirpoidion holoschoeni Br.-Bl. ex Tchou 1948 nom. mut. propos.; Agrostio stoloniferae-Scirpoidion holoschoeni de Foucault in de Foucault et Catteau 2012; Molinio-Holoschoenion Br.-Bl. ex Br.-Bl. et al. 1952 Schaminee et al, 2012
Imperato cylindricae-Saccharion ravennae Br.-Bl. et O. de Bolòs 1958 Infra-mesomediterranean megareed beds of subsaline sandy intermittent rivers and retrodunal depressions of the European and North African Mediterranean Imperato cylindricae-Erianthion ravennae Br.-Bl. et O. de Bolòs 1958 nom. mut. propos. Schaminee et al, 2012

Species mentioned in habitat description


List

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 53.6 Riparian cane formations same
CORINE Land Cover 4.1.1. Inland marshes n/a
Ramsar Wetland Types Tp Permanent freshwater marshes/pools wider
Phase 1 habitat classification (UK) 1993 F21 Marginal/inundation: marginal wider
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 C3.3 Water-fringing beds of tall canes same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 C3.3 Water-fringing beds of tall canes same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 C3.3 Water-fringing beds of tall canes same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 C3.3 Water-fringing beds of tall canes same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 C3.4 Water-fringing beds of tall canes same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 C3.4 Riparian beds of tall canes same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 53.6 Riparian cane formations same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 53.6 Riparian cane formations same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 53.6   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 53.6   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 53.6   same
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