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Azorean summital heaths

English name: Azorean summital heaths

Description (English)

Calluna vulgaris, Daboecia azorica and Thymus caespititius communities of the highest altitudes of the Azores (1200-1500 m).

Quick facts

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Name Relation Source (abbreviated) Author References
Pruno-Lauretea azoricae n/a European Vegetation Survey 2000 Oberd. ex Rivas-Mart. et al. Rodwell, J.S., Schamineé, J.H.J., Mucina, L., Pignatti, S., Dring, J. & Moss, D.

Species mentioned in habitat description


List

Other classifications

Relationships with other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 31.36 Azorean summital heaths source
CORINE Land Cover 3.2.2. Moors and heathland n/a
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F4.36 Azorean summital heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F4.36 Azorean summital heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 F4.36 Azorean summital heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 F4.36 Azorean summital heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 F4.36 Azorean summital heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 F4.36 Azorean summital heaths same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 31.36 Azorean summital heaths same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 31.36 Azorean summital heaths same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 31.36   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 31.36   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 31.36   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1989 31.36   same
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