Sub-Mediterranean Mesobromion

English name: Sub-Mediterranean Mesobromion

Description (English)

Closed mesophile grasslands, usually rich in Bromus erectus and orchids, of the periphery of the Mediterranean basin in Catalonia, the eastern Pyrenees, the Corbières, the Causses, Provence, the southwestern Alps and the northern Apennines. Many are comparatively dry and have sometimes been included in the Xerobromion.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code E1.266
Bern Convention Included in a Resolution 4 habitat type at a higher level (E1.2)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Bromus erectus
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Bromus erectus Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 34.326 Sub-Mediterranean Mesobromion source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types


Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 E1.266 Sub-Mediterranean Mesobromion same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 E1.266 Sub-Mediterranean Mesobromion same
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