Western Asian orovolcanic communities

English name: Western Asian orovolcanic communities

Description (English)

Summital zone of very high volcanoes of western Asia, in particular, of Nemrut Dag in eastern Turkey, Damavand in northern Iran, Taftan in southern Iran, with Polygonum radicosum, Crepis demavendi, Artemisia melanolipis, Carex pseudofoetida.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code H6.23
Bern Convention Included in a Resolution 4 habitat type at a higher level (H6)

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
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 66.22 Western Asian orovolcanic communities source
CORINE Land Cover 3.3.3. Sparsely vegetated areas n/a
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 H6.23 Western Asian orovolcanic communities same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 H6.23 Western Asian orovolcanic communities same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 H6.23 Western Asian orovolcanic communities same
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