Oro-Cantabrian calcareous cliffs

English name: Oro-Cantabrian calcareous cliffs

Description (English)

Calcareous cliff and rock communities of the Cantabrian Cordillera and a few other northwestern Iberian ranges, with Asperula hirta, Asplenium viride, Erinus alpinus, Globularia repens, Hypericum nummularium, Rhamnus pumilus, Saxifraga aretioides.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code H3.2411
Bern Convention Included in a Resolution 4 habitat type at a higher level (H3.2)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Asperula hirta
Ferns Asplenium viride
Flowering Plants Erinus alpinus
Flowering Plants Globularia repens
Flowering Plants Hypericum nummularium
Flowering Plants Rhamnus pumilus
Flowering Plants Saxifraga aretioides
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Asperula hirta Flowering Plants
Asplenium viride Ferns
Erinus alpinus Flowering Plants
Globularia repens Flowering Plants
Hypericum nummularium Flowering Plants
Rhamnus pumilus Flowering Plants
Saxifraga aretioides Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 62.1411 Oro-Cantabrian calcareous cliffs source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 H3.2411 Oro-Cantabrian calcareous cliffs same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 H3.2411 Oro-Cantabrian calcareous cliffs same
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