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 U346

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Dianthus sylvestris
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Dianthus sylvestris Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012) H3.18 West Mediterranean thermophile siliceous cliffs same
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
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 Proven same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 H3.18 Proven same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 H3.28 Proven same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 62.28 Proven same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 62.28 Proven 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
European Environment Agency (EEA)
Kongens Nytorv 6
1050 Copenhagen K
Denmark
Phone: +45 3336 7100