Sicilo-Italic Dianthus cliffs

English name: Sicilo-Italic Dianthus cliffs

Description (English)

Calcareous cliff and rock communities of the thermo- and mesomediterranean levels of Sicily, the Egadi Islands, the Maltese Islands, southern Calabria, southern Tyrrhenian Italy, rich in large subshrubby plants, with Dianthus rupicola, Iberis semperflorens, Lithodora rosmarinifolia, Antirrhinum siculum, Brassica rupestris, Brassica incana, Scabiosa limonifolia, Pimpinella anisoides, Seseli bocconi ssp. bocconi, Silene fruticosa, Asperula rupestris, Cymbalaria pubescens, Odontites bocconei, all of them endemic to these communities or having in them their area of greatest diffusion.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code H3.215
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 Antirrhinum siculum
Flowering Plants Asperula rupestris
Flowering Plants Brassica incana
Flowering Plants Brassica rupestris
Flowering Plants Cymbalaria pubescens
Flowering Plants Dianthus rupicola
Flowering Plants Iberis semperflorens
Flowering Plants Lithodora rosmarinifolia
Flowering Plants Odontites bocconei
Flowering Plants Pimpinella anisoides
Flowering Plants Scabiosa limonifolia
Flowering Plants Silene fruticosa
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Antirrhinum siculum Flowering Plants
Asperula rupestris Flowering Plants
Brassica incana Flowering Plants
Brassica rupestris Flowering Plants
Cymbalaria pubescens Flowering Plants
Dianthus rupicola Flowering Plants
Iberis semperflorens Flowering Plants
Lithodora rosmarinifolia Flowering Plants
Odontites bocconei Flowering Plants
Pimpinella anisoides Flowering Plants
Scabiosa limonifolia Flowering Plants
Silene fruticosa Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 62.115 Sicilo-Italic Dianthus cliffs source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 H3.215 Sicilo-Italic Dianthus cliffs same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 H3.215 Sicilo-Italic Dianthus cliffs same
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