Cyprian phrygana

Description (English)

Cushion-forming thermo-mediterranean summer-deciduous, often thorny, sclerophyllous formations of Cyprus, mostly characteristic of the central plains, of semisteppic batha appearance, outpost of the continental formations of units F7.342 to F7.345, and like them of Irano-Turanian affinities, formed by Sarcopoterium spinosum, Thymus capitatus (Coridothymus capitatus), Lithodora hispidula (Lithospermum hispidulum), Onosma fruticosum, Galium suberosum.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code S7-241

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Coridothymus capitatus
Flowering Plants Galium suberosum
Flowering Plants Lithodora hispidula
Flowering Plants Lithospermum hispidulum
Flowering Plants Sarcopoterium spinosum
Flowering Plants Thymus capitatus
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Coridothymus capitatus Flowering Plants
Galium suberosum Flowering Plants
Lithodora hispidula Flowering Plants
Lithospermum hispidulum Flowering Plants
Sarcopoterium spinosum Flowering Plants
Thymus capitatus 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) F7.341 Cyprian phrygana same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F7.341 Cyprian phrygana same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F7.341 Cyprian phrygana same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 F7.341 Cyprian phrygana same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 F7.341 Cyprian phrygana same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 F6.341 Cyprian phrygana same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 F5.341 Cyprian phryganas same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 33.C1 Cyprian phryganas same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 33.C1 Cyprian phryganas same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 33.C1   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 33.C1   same
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