Cretan chasmophyte communities

English name: Cretan chasmophyte communities

Description (English)

Cliff and chasm communities of Crete, with Petromarula pinnata, Galium fruticosum, Centaurea argentea, Ebenus cretica, Verbascum arcturus (Celsia arcturus), Inula candida, Eryngium ternatum, Asperula incana, Dianthus juniperinus, Aster canus, Campanula pelviformis, Campanula saxatilis.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code H3.271
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 incana
Flowering Plants Aster canus
Flowering Plants Campanula pelviformis
Flowering Plants Campanula saxatilis
Flowering Plants Celsia arcturus
Flowering Plants Centaurea argentea
Flowering Plants Dianthus juniperinus
Flowering Plants Ebenus cretica
Flowering Plants Eryngium ternatum
Flowering Plants Galium fruticosum
Flowering Plants Inula candida
Flowering Plants Petromarula pinnata
Flowering Plants Verbascum arcturus
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Asperula incana Flowering Plants
Aster canus Flowering Plants
Campanula pelviformis Flowering Plants
Campanula saxatilis Flowering Plants
Celsia arcturus Flowering Plants
Centaurea argentea Flowering Plants
Dianthus juniperinus Flowering Plants
Ebenus cretica Flowering Plants
Eryngium ternatum Flowering Plants
Galium fruticosum Flowering Plants
Inula candida Flowering Plants
Petromarula pinnata Flowering Plants
Verbascum arcturus Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 62.171 Cretan chasmophyte communities source
CORINE Land Cover 3.3.2. Bare rock n/a
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 H3.271 Cretan chasmophyte communities same
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