Mountain limestone cliffs

English name: Mountain limestone cliffs

Description (English)

Limestone rocks and cliffs of the alpine to montane levels of high mountains of the mediterranean, nemoral, boreonemoral and boreal zones of the Palaearctic, harbouring specialised alpine chasmophyte communities.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code H3.2E2
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

Not available

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 62.412 Mountain limestone cliffs source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 H3.2E2 Mountain limestone cliffs same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 H3.2E2 Mountain limestone cliffs same
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