Mid-elevation phrygana of Crete

Description (English)

Varied formations of supra- and oro- Mediterranean levels of Crete resulting from the broad contact between phryganas and hedgehog-heaths (unit F5.3), with Euphorbia acanthothamnos, Verbascum spinosum, Berberis cretica, Phlomis cretica, Satureja biroi, Sideritis syriaca, Hypericum empetrifolium, Origanum microphyllum, Micromeria juliana, Helichrysum italicum ssp. microphyllum, Genista acanthoclada and Astragalus angustifolius.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code S7-22

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Astragalus angustifolius
Flowering Plants Berberis cretica
Flowering Plants Euphorbia acanthothamnos
Flowering Plants Genista acanthoclada
Flowering Plants Hypericum empetrifolium
Flowering Plants Micromeria juliana
Flowering Plants Origanum microphyllum
Flowering Plants Phlomis cretica
Flowering Plants Satureja biroi
Flowering Plants Sideritis syriaca
Flowering Plants Verbascum spinosum
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Astragalus angustifolius Flowering Plants
Berberis cretica Flowering Plants
Euphorbia acanthothamnos Flowering Plants
Genista acanthoclada Flowering Plants
Hypericum empetrifolium Flowering Plants
Micromeria juliana Flowering Plants
Origanum microphyllum Flowering Plants
Phlomis cretica Flowering Plants
Satureja biroi Flowering Plants
Sideritis syriaca Flowering Plants
Verbascum spinosum Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Not available For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012) F7.32 Mid-elevation phrygana of Crete same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F7.32 Mid-elevation phrygana of Crete same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F7.32 Mid-elevation phrygana of Crete same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 F7.32 Mid-elevation phrygana of Crete same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 F7.32 Mid-elevation phrygana of Crete same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 F6.32 Mid-elevation phrygana of Crete same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 F5.32 Mid-elevation phrygana of Crete same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 33.4 Mid-elevation phryganas of Crete same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 33.4 Mid-elevation phryganas of Crete same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 33.4   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 33.4   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 33.4   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1989 33.4   same
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