Sicilo-Italic Dianthus cliffs

Description (English)

Calcareous cliff and rock communities of the thermo- and mesomediterranean levels of Sicily, the Egadi Islands, the Maltese Islands, southern Calabria, southern Tyrrhenian Italy, rich in large subshrubby plants, with Dianthus rupicola, Iberis semperflorens, Lithodora rosmarinifolia, Antirrhinum siculum, Brassica rupestris, Brassica incana, Scabiosa limonifolia, Pimpinella anisoides, Seseli bocconi ssp. bocconi, Silene fruticosa, Asperula rupestris, Cymbalaria pubescens, Odontites bocconei, all of them endemic to these communities or having in them their area of greatest diffusion.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code U3815

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) H3.215 Sicilo-Italic Dianthus cliffs same
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 H3.215 Sicilo-Italic Dianthus cliffs same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 H3.215 Sicilo-Italic Dianthus cliffs same
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