Eastern garrigues

English name: Eastern garrigues

Description (English)

Shrubby formations, often low, of the meso-, thermo- and occasionally supramediterranean zones of Greece, southern Albania, Cyprus and southern Anatolia. Included here are all sclerophyllous formations, regardless of substrate, except those with conspicuous spiny cushion structure (F7), those with abundant thermo-Mediterranean scrub species (F5.5) and high maquis with Erica arborea and Arbutus spp. (F5.2).

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code F6.2

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Erica arborea
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Erica arborea Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 32.5 Eastern garrigues same
CORINE Land Cover 3.2.3. Sclerophyllous vegetation n/a
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F6.2 Eastern garrigues same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F6.2 Eastern garrigues same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 F6.2 Eastern garrigues same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 F6.2 Eastern garrigues same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 F5.3 Cistus garrigues same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 F2.5 Eastern garrigues same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 32.5 Eastern garrigues same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 32.5 Eastern garrigues same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 32.5   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 32.5   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 32.5   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1989 32.5   same
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