Cretan esparto steppes

Description (English)

Rare and isolated Lygeum spartum-dominated formations of the south coast of Crete.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code R1E53

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Lygeum spartum
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Lygeum spartum Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012) E1.423 Cretan esparto steppes same
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 E1.423 Cretan esparto steppes same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 E1.423 Cretan esparto steppes same
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