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Calcareous and ultra-basic screes of warm exposures

English name: Calcareous and ultra-basic screes of warm exposures

Description (English)

Calcareous and calcschist screes of warm exposures in mountain ranges of the nemoral zone, including the Alps, Pyrenees and Caucasus, and of Mediterranean mountains, hills and lowlands and, locally, of warm, sunny middle European upland or lowland sites.

Source:
EUNIS habitat classification
Interpretation Manual of the habitats targeted by Resolution No. 4

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code H2.6
Bern Convention Resolution 4 habitat type (used for designation of Emerald sites)
Relation to Annex I habitat types (EU Habitats Directive)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Name Definition Other names Reference
Gypsophilo glomeratae-Cephalarion coriaceae Ryff in Golub et al. 2011 Thermophilous submediterranean herb-rich vegetation on eroding marl and limestone slopes of Crimea Elytrigio elongatae-Onobrychidion pallasii Ryff 2004; Gypsophilo glomeratae-Cephalarion coriaceae Ryff 2004 Schaminee et al, 2012
Silenion caesiae Quézel ex Quézel et al. 1992 High-altitude limestone scree vegetation of peninsular Hellas Silenion caesiae Quézel 1964 Schaminee et al, 2012
Vicio hirsutae-Galion aparines Ryff ex Mucina in Mucina et al. 2013 Thermophilous submediterranean herb-rich vegetation on eroding magmatic and hornstone bedrocks of Crimean Mts. Vicio hirsutae-Galion aparines Ryff 1999 Schaminee et al, 2012
Arrhenatherion sardoi Gamisans 1989 Montane grassy screes of Corsica Schaminee et al, 2012
Ptilostemonion echinocephali Korzhenevsky 1990 Thermophilous submediterranean herb-rich vegetation on eroding flysch slopes of Crimea Austrodauco australis-Salvion verticillati Korzhenevsky 1990; Austrodauco australis-Salvion verticillati Korzhenevsky et Klyukin 1990 Schaminee et al, 2012
Elytrigio nodosae-Rhuion coriariae Korzhenevsky et Ryff 2002 Thermophilous submediterranean scrub vegetation on eroding calcareous loamy schists of Crimea Schaminee et al, 2012
Linarion purpureae S. Brullo 1984 Montane scree vegetation of Sicily and southern Apenninian Peninsula Schaminee et al, 2012
Melico minutae-Phagnalion intermedii Rivas Goday et Esteve 1972 Thermo-mesomediterranean saxicolous communities of ultramfic crevices or gravel slopes of southeastern Spain Schaminee et al, 2012
Campanulion hawkinsianae Quézel ex Quézel et al. 1992 Montane and subalpine ultramafic scree vegetation of the Pindos (Hellas) Campanulion hawkinsianae Quézel 1967 Schaminee et al, 2012
Iberido apertae-Linarion propinquae Penas et al. ex Díaz González et Fernández Prieto 1994 Orocantabric and Castilian-Cantabrian supratemperate calcareous scree communities Linarion filicaulis Rivas-Mart. 1969; Linarion filicaulis Rivas-Mart. ex Fernández Prieto 1983 Schaminee et al, 2012
Stipion calamagrostis Jenny-Lips ex Br.-Bl. 1948 Vegetation of thermophilous low-altitude calcareous screes of Central and Western Europe Achnatherion calamagrostis Jenny-Lips 1930 corr. Julve 1993; Achnatherion calamagrostis Jenny-Lips 1930 nom. mut.; Stipion calamagrostis Br.-Bl. 1931; Stipion calamagrostis Br.-Bl. et al. 1952; Stipion calamagrostis Jenny-Lips 1930; Stipion calamagrostis Jenny-Lips ex Quantin 1932; Scrophularion juratensis Béguin 1970; Scrophularion juratensis Béguin in Richard 1972; Teucrion montani Csurös et Pop 1965; Teucrion montani Csurös et Pop 1994 Schaminee et al, 2012
Calendulo lusitanicae-Antirrhinion linkiani Ladero et al. 1991 Saxicolous communities of calcareous crevices and rock shelves of central and western Portugal Schaminee et al, 2012
Silenion marginatae Lakušic 1968 Calcareous scree vegetation of montane to subalpine belts of Southern Dinarides Silenion prostratae Trinajstic 2008; Silenion marginatae Lakušic 1967; Silenion marginatae Lakušic 1970 Schaminee et al, 2012
Pimpinello tragium-Gouffeion provincialis Br.-Bl. in Br.-Bl. et al. 1952 Vegetation of calcaeous supramediterranean screes of southern France and Catalonia Pimpinello tragium-Arenarion provincialis Br.-Bl. in Br.-Bl. et al. 1952 nom. mut. propos. Schaminee et al, 2012
Alysso sphaciotici-Valantion apricae Bergmeier 2002 Oromediterranean calcareous and dolomitic scree vegetation of Crete Scutellarion hirtae Zaffran 1990 Schaminee et al, 2012
Leontodontion hyoseroidis Duvigneaud et al. 1970 Vegetation of low-altitude fine calcareous screes of eastern France Schaminee et al, 2012
Peltarion alliaceae Horvatic in Domac 1957 Limestone scree vegetation of submontane to montane belts of central Balkans Peltarion alliaceae Horvatic 1956 Schaminee et al, 2012
Platycapno saxicolae-Iberidion granatensis Rivas Goday et Rivas-Mart. 1963 South Iberian supra-oromediterranean calcareous scree communities Platycapno saxicolae-Iberidion lagascanae Rivas Goday et Rivas-Mart. 1963 nom. mut. propos. Schaminee et al, 2012
Andryalion ragusinae Rivas Goday et Esteve 1972 Thermo-supramediterranean saxicolous communities of dolomite and ultramafic gravel slopes and screes of southern Iberia Andryalion ramosissimae Rivas Goday et Esteve 1972 nom. mut. propos.; Andryalo ramosissimae-Crambion filiformis (Rivas Goday et Esteve 1972) Rivas-Mart. et al. 1973 Schaminee et al, 2012

Species mentioned in habitat description

Not available

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 61.5 Illyrian screes narrower
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 61.3 Western Mediterranean and thermophilous screes narrower
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 61.4 East Mediterranean screes narrower
CORINE Land Cover 3.3.2. Bare rock n/a
Milieux Naturels de Suisse 1998 3.3.1.5 Eboulis calcaire thermophile n/a
Biotopes of Slovakia 1996 4330000 Sutiny kolínneho stupna n/a
Biotopes of Slovakia 1996 4331000 Biotopy silikátovych sutín n/a
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 H2.6 Calcareous and ultra-basic screes of warm exposures same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 H2.6 Calcareous and ultra-basic screes of warm exposures same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 H2.6 Calcareous and ultra-basic screes of warm exposures same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 H2.6 Calcareous and ultra-basic screes of warm exposures same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 H2.6 Calcareous and ultra-basic screes of warm exposures same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 H2.6 Calcareous screes of warm exposures same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 61.3 Part of Western Mediterranean and thermophilous screes narrower
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 61.4 Eastern Mediterranean screes narrower
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 61.5 Illyrian screes narrower
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 61.5 Illyrian calcareous screes narrower
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 61.3 Part of Western Mediterranean and thermophilous screes narrower
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 61.5   narrower
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 61.3   narrower
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 61.5   narrower
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 61.3   narrower
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