West Mediterranean thermophile siliceous cliffs

English name: West Mediterranean thermophile siliceous cliffs

Description (English)

Siliceous cliff and rock communities of the thermo-Mediterranean, mesomediterranean and lower supra-Mediterranean levels of Provence, Corsica and eastern Spain, mostly constituted by ferns, in particular, of genus Cheilanthes (including Cosentinia) in xeric sunny situations, of genera Asplenium and Polypodium in more shady locations, accompanied by species of genus Dianthus, in particular, Dianthus sylvestris ssp. siculus, Dianthus sylvestris ssp. godronianus.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code H3.18
Bern Convention Included in a Resolution 4 habitat type at a higher level (H3.1)
Relation to Annex I habitat types (EU Habitats Directive)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Not available

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 62.28 West Mediterranean thermophile siliceous cliffs source
CORINE Land Cover 3.3.2. Bare rock n/a
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 H3.18 West Mediterranean thermophile siliceous cliffs same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 H3.18 West Mediterranean thermophile siliceous cliffs same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 H3.18 West Mediterranean thermophile siliceous cliffs same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 H3.18 Provenço-Iberian siliceous cliffs same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 H3.18 Provenço-Iberian siliceous cliffs same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 H3.28 Provenço-Iberian siliceous cliffs same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 62.28 Provenço-Iberian siliceous cliffs same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 62.28 Provenço-Iberian siliceous cliffs same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 62.28   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 62.28   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 62.28   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1989 62.28   same
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