East Mediterranean bathas

Description (English)

Cushion-forming thermo-Mediterranean summer-deciduous, often thorny, sclerophyllous formations of Mediterranean areas of the Levant, north and west to the Gulf of Alexandrette, with local outposts in the Gulf of Antalaya and in Cyprus; they occupy large areas in the lowlands, ascending locally into the hills and, in Lebanon, to 1300 m in the mountains.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code S7-24

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

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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) F7.34 East Mediterranean bathas same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F7.34 East Mediterranean bathas same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F7.34 East Mediterranean bathas same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 F7.34 East Mediterranean bathas same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 F7.34 East Mediterranean bathas same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 F6.34 East Mediterranean bathas same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 F5.34 East Mediterranean bathas same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 33.C East Mediterranean bathas same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 33.C East Mediterranean bathas same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 33.C   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 33.C   same
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