Cyprian hedgehog-heaths

Description (English)

Summital community of the Chionistra, in the Troodos group, developed above the tree limit, at about 1900-1950 m above sealevel, with Berberis cretica, Sorbus aria ssp. cretica, Rosa canina ssp. dumalis, Juniperus foetidissima and tragacanthic shrubs, in particular, Astragalus echinus, Alyssum troodii, Teucrium cyprium, Nepeta troodi, Satureja troodii. Other highly restricted endemics include Onosma troodi, Scorzonera troodea.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code S7-58

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Berberis cretica
Conifers Juniperus foetidissima
Flowering Plants Onosma troodi
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Berberis cretica Flowering Plants
Juniperus foetidissima Conifers
Onosma troodi 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) F7.4G Cyprian hedgehog-heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F7.4G Cyprian hedgehog-heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F7.4G Cyprian hedgehog-heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 F7.4G Cyprian hedgehog-heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 F7.4G Cyprian hedgehog-heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 F6.4G Cyprian hedgehog-heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 F5.4G Cyprian hedgehog-heaths same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 31.7H Cyprian hedgehog-heaths same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 31.7H Cyprian hedgehog-heaths same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 31.7H   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 31.7H   same
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