Hercynio-Alpine montane and collinar siliceous cliffs

English name: Hercynio-Alpine montane and collinar siliceous cliffs

Description (English)

Siliceous cliff and rock communities of the montane level of the middle European Hercynian ranges, the Jura, the Alps and their periphery, of Atlantic regions of the European continent and the British Isles, with Saxifraga sponhemica, Biscutella laevigata, Asplenium septentrionale, Asplenium adiantum-nigrum, Asplenium billotii, Asplenium foreziense.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code H3.112
Bern Convention Included in a Resolution 4 habitat type at a higher level (H3.1)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Ferns Asplenium adiantum-nigrum
Ferns Asplenium billotii
Ferns Asplenium foreziense
Ferns Asplenium septentrionale
Flowering Plants Biscutella laevigata
Flowering Plants Saxifraga sponhemica
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Asplenium adiantum-nigrum Ferns
Asplenium billotii Ferns
Asplenium foreziense Ferns
Asplenium septentrionale Ferns
Biscutella laevigata Flowering Plants
Saxifraga sponhemica Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 62.212 Hercynio-Alpine montane and collinar siliceous cliffs source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 H3.112 Hercynio-Alpine montane and collinar siliceous cliffs same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 H3.112 Hercynio-Alpine montane and collinar siliceous cliffs same
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