Aegean Erica manipuliflora phrygana

Description (English)

Phryganas of the Aegean region in which Erica manipuliflora plays an important role, often associated with Sarcopoterium spinosum, Genista acanthoclada, Pistacia lentiscus, Ballota acetabulosa, Cistus creticus, Cistus parviflorus, Cistus salvifolius, a facies of the Sarcopoterium phrygana developing locally, notably in eastern Crete and the Cyclades.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code S7-215

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Ballota acetabulosa
Flowering Plants Cistus creticus
Flowering Plants Cistus parviflorus
Flowering Plants Cistus salvifolius
Flowering Plants Erica manipuliflora
Flowering Plants Genista acanthoclada
Flowering Plants Pistacia lentiscus
Flowering Plants Sarcopoterium spinosum
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Ballota acetabulosa Flowering Plants
Cistus creticus Flowering Plants
Cistus parviflorus Flowering Plants
Cistus salvifolius Flowering Plants
Erica manipuliflora Flowering Plants
Genista acanthoclada Flowering Plants
Pistacia lentiscus Flowering Plants
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) F7.315 Aegean Erica manipuliflora phrygana same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F7.315 Aegean Erica manipuliflora phrygana same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F7.315 Aegean Erica manipuliflora phrygana same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 F7.315 Aegean Erica manipuliflora phrygana same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 F7.315 Aegean Erica manipuliflora phrygana same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 F6.315 Aegean Erica manipuliflora phrygana same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 F5.315 Aegean heather phryganas same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 33.35 Aegean heather phryganas same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 33.35 Aegean heather phryganas same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 33.35   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 33.35   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 33.35   same
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