Asio-Mediterranean short grass and therophyte communities

English name: Asio-Mediterranean short grass and therophyte communities

Description (English)

Open, short, grasslands of thermo- and meso-Mediterranean areas of Cyprus, Anatolia and the Levant, with annual grasses, in particular, Stipa capensis (Stipa tortilis) and Brachypodium distachyon and often a representation of short or medium-sized perennial grasses, rich in annual flowering plants and geophytes.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code E1.333
Bern Convention Included in a Resolution 4 habitat type at a higher level (E1.3)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Brachypodium distachyon
Flowering Plants Stipa capensis
Flowering Plants Stipa tortilis
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Brachypodium distachyon Flowering Plants
Stipa capensis Flowering Plants
Stipa tortilis Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 34.533 Asio-Mediterranean short grass and therophyte communities source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 E1.333 Asio-Mediterranean short grass and therophyte communities same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 E1.333 Asio-Mediterranean short grass and therophyte communities same
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