Kythrean chasmophyte communities

English name: Kythrean chasmophyte communities

Description (English)

Calciphile cliff and rock crevice communities of the Kythrean formation, with several local endemics, including Hedysarum cyprium and Salvia veneris.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code H3.2764
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 Salvia veneris
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Salvia veneris Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 62.1764 Kythrean chasmophyte communities source
CORINE Land Cover 3.3.2. Bare rock n/a
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types


Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 H3.2764 Kythrean chasmophyte communities same
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