Maritime Centaurea spinosa phrygana

Description (English)

Rare, relict formations on coastal sands and gravels of Egina, Attica, Euboea, Skyros, Samos, Lesbos, Khios, Kos, Lemnos, Samothrace, Crete, the Sea of Marmara, the Dardanelles, western Anatolia, dominated by the large, silvery hemispherical cushions of Centaurea spinosa ssp. spinosa, sometimes accompanied by Sarcopoterium spinosum or Euphorbia acanthoclada.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code S7-212

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Sarcopoterium spinosum
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Sarcopoterium spinosum Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Not available For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012) F7.312 Maritime Centaurea spinosa phrygana same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F7.312 Maritime Centaurea spinosa phrygana same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F7.312 Maritime Centaurea spinosa phrygana same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 F7.312 Maritime Centaurea spinosa phrygana same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 F7.312 Maritime Centaurea spinosa phrygana same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 F6.312 Maritime Centaurea spinosa phrygana same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 F5.312 Maritime Centaurea spinosa phryganas same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 33.32 Maritime Centaurea spinosa phryganas same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 33.32 Maritime Centaurea spinosa phryganas same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 33.32   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 33.32   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 33.32   same
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