West-Mediterranean polypode cliffs

Description (English)

Cool, shaded calcareous cliff and rock communities of the west Mediterranean regions, formed mostly of bryophytes and ferns, including Polypodium cambricum ssp. australe (Polypodium australe), and with Selaginella denticulata.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code U38141

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Ferns Polypodium cambricum
Ferns Selaginella denticulata
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Polypodium cambricum Ferns
Selaginella denticulata Ferns

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012) H3.2143 West-Mediterranean polypode cliffs same
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 H3.2143 West-Mediterranean polypode cliffs same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 H3.2143 West-Mediterranean polypode cliffs same
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