Temperate serpentine and basaltic cliff communities

Description (English)

Ultra-basic serpentinic rocks of the Balkan peninsula and Central Europe. They belong to the most dry and warm habitats. Typical species are Halacsya sendtneri, Potentilla mollis and ferns Asplenium cuneifolium, Notholaena marantae, Asplenium trichomanes. In high-mountain cliffs of southeast Europe Silene serbica, Jovibarba heuffelii var. kopaonikensis, Edraianthus jugoslavicus var. subalpinus, Festuca panciciana, Sedum serpentini occur. The frequency of endemic species is quite high.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code U3A2

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Halacsya sendtneri
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Halacsya sendtneri Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012) H3.2I Temperate serpentine and basaltic cliff communities same
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 H3.2I Temperate serpentine and basaltic cliff communities same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 H3.2I Temperate serpentine and basaltic cliff communities same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 H3.2I Temperate serpentine and basaltic cliff communities same
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