Pontic saline lagoon cliffs

English name: Pontic saline lagoon cliffs

Description (English)

Halocalcareous cliff communities of coastal lagoons of the Black Sea at Cape Dolosman (Romania), dominated by Artemisia santonicum, Limonium gmelinii, Halimione verrucifera (Obione verrucifera) and Lepidium cartilagineum, with Irano-Turanian species such as Camphorosma annua, Halocnemum strobilaceum, Leuzea salina and Taraxacum bessarabicum.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code B3.362
Bern Convention Included in a Resolution 4 habitat type at a higher level (B3.3)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Artemisia santonicum
Flowering Plants Camphorosma annua
Flowering Plants Halimione verrucifera
Flowering Plants Halocnemum strobilaceum
Flowering Plants Lepidium cartilagineum
Flowering Plants Leuzea salina
Flowering Plants Limonium gmelinii
Flowering Plants Obione verrucifera
Flowering Plants Taraxacum bessarabicum
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Artemisia santonicum Flowering Plants
Camphorosma annua Flowering Plants
Halimione verrucifera Flowering Plants
Halocnemum strobilaceum Flowering Plants
Lepidium cartilagineum Flowering Plants
Leuzea salina Flowering Plants
Limonium gmelinii Flowering Plants
Obione verrucifera Flowering Plants
Taraxacum bessarabicum Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 18.32 Pontic saline lagoon cliffs source
CORINE Land Cover 3.3.2. Bare rock n/a
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 B3.362 Pontic saline lagoon cliffs same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 B3.362 Pontic saline lagoon cliffs same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 B3.362 Pontic saline lagoon cliffs same
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