Basic and ultra-basic inland cliffs

English name: Basic and ultra-basic inland cliffs

Description (English)

Dry, calcareous inland cliffs. Specific plant associations colonize montane and Mediterranean cliffs. Most of the subdivisions refer to them. Northern lowland cliffs usually support fragments of other less specialized communities.

Source:
EUNIS habitat classification
Interpretation Manual of the habitats targeted by Resolution No. 4

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code H3.2
Bern Convention Resolution 4 habitat type (used for designation of Emerald sites)
Relation to Annex I habitat types (EU Habitats Directive)

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 62.1 Calcicolous chasmophyte communities same
CORINE Land Cover 3.3.2. Bare rock n/a
Phase 1 habitat classification (UK) 1993 I112 Natural rock exposure: inland cliff, basic same
Milieux Naturels de Suisse 1998 3.4.1 Paroi de roche calcaire narrower
Biotopes of Slovakia 1996 4120000 Karbonátové n/a
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 H3.2 Basic and ultra-basic inland cliffs same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 H3.2 Basic and ultra-basic inland cliffs same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 H3.2 Basic and ultra-basic inland cliffs same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 H3.2 Basic and ultra-basic inland cliffs same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 H3.2 Basic and ultra-basic inland cliffs same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 H3.1 Calcareous inland cliffs same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 62.1 Vegetated calcareous inland cliffs same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 62.1 Vegetated calcareous inland cliffs same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 62.1   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 62.1   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 62.1   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1989 62.1   same
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