Cretan hedgehog-heaths

Description (English)

Hedgehog-heaths of high mountains of Crete, in the 1500-2500 m altitudinal range, with Astragalus creticus ssp. creticus, Astragalus angustifolius, Acantholimon androsaceum, Atraphaxis billardieri, Berberis cretica, Chamaecytisus creticus, Daphne oleoides, Prunus prostrata, Euphorbia acanthothamnos, Verbascum spinosum, Sideritis syriaca, Satureja spinosa, Asperula idaea, Rhamnus prunifolius, Pimpinella tragium, Acinos alpinus.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code S754

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
EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012) F7.4B Cretan hedgehog-heaths same
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F7.4B Cretan hedgehog-heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F7.4B Cretan hedgehog-heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 F7.4B Cretan hedgehog-heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 F7.4B Cretan hedgehog-heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 F6.4B Cretan hedgehog-heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 F5.4B Cretan hedgehog-heaths same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 31.7B Cretan hedgehog-heaths same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 31.7B Cretan hedgehog-heaths same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 31.7B   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 31.7B   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 31.7B   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1989 31.7B   same
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