Aphyllanthes grassland and supra-Mediterranean steppes

Description (English)

Coarse or steppe-like grasslands rich in chamaephytes of pronounced Mediterranean affinities formed as a degradation stage of thermophile deciduous oak forests, or of Quercus rotundifolia forests, in the supra-Mediterranean belt of Iberia, southern France and Liguria; grassland facies of the supra-Mediterranean garrigues (F6.6 of EUNIS 2012 overlapping with S61, S62, S63) and hedgehog heaths (F7.4 of EUNIS 2012 split into S73, S74, S75, S76).

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code R1H2

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Quercus rotundifolia
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Quercus rotundifolia Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012) E1.52 Aphyllanthes grassland and supra-Mediterranean steppes same
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 E1.52 Aphyllanthes grassland and supra-Mediterranean steppes same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 E1.52 Aphyllanthes grassland and supra-Mediterranean steppes same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 E1.52 Aphyllanthes grassland and supra-Mediterranean steppes same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 E1.52 Aphyllanthes grassland and supra-Mediterranean steppes same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 E1.52 Aphyllanthes grasslands and supra-Mediterranean steppes same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 E1.162 Aphyllanthes grasslands and supra-Mediterranean steppes same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 34.72 Aphyllanthes grasslands and supra-Mediterranean steppes same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 34.72 Aphyllanthes grasslands and supra-Mediterranean steppes same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 34.72   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 34.72   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 34.72   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1989 34.72   same
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