Tethyan sea-cliff communities

English name: Tethyan sea-cliff communities

Description (English)

Vegetated cliffs and rocky shores of the Mediterranean, of the Black Sea and of the subtropical eastern Atlantic with endemic Limonium spp. and e.g. Silene sedoides, Frankenia hirsuta, Frankenia pulverulenta, Crithmum maritimum, Lotus cytisoides of the Crithmo-Staticetea and the species of the Saginetea: Anthemis rigida, Bellium minutum, Catapodium marinum, Mesembryanthemum nodiflorum, Parapholis incurva, Phleum crypsoides, Phleum exaratum, Plantago weldenii, Psilurus incurvus, Sagina maritima, Sedum litoreum, Valantia muralis.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code B3.33
Bern Convention Included in a Resolution 4 habitat type at a higher level (B3.3)
Relation to Annex I habitat types (EU Habitats Directive)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Anthemis rigida
Flowering Plants Bellium minutum
Flowering Plants Catapodium marinum
Flowering Plants Crithmum maritimum
Flowering Plants Frankenia hirsuta
Flowering Plants Frankenia pulverulenta
Flowering Plants Lotus cytisoides
Flowering Plants Mesembryanthemum nodiflorum
Flowering Plants Parapholis incurva
Flowering Plants Phleum crypsoides
Flowering Plants Phleum exaratum
Flowering Plants Plantago weldenii
Flowering Plants Psilurus incurvus
Flowering Plants Sagina maritima
Flowering Plants Sedum litoreum
Flowering Plants Silene sedoides
Flowering Plants Valantia muralis
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Anthemis rigida Flowering Plants
Bellium minutum Flowering Plants
Catapodium marinum Flowering Plants
Crithmum maritimum Flowering Plants
Frankenia hirsuta Flowering Plants
Frankenia pulverulenta Flowering Plants
Lotus cytisoides Flowering Plants
Mesembryanthemum nodiflorum Flowering Plants
Parapholis incurva Flowering Plants
Phleum crypsoides Flowering Plants
Phleum exaratum Flowering Plants
Plantago weldenii Flowering Plants
Psilurus incurvus Flowering Plants
Sagina maritima Flowering Plants
Sedum litoreum Flowering Plants
Silene sedoides Flowering Plants
Valantia muralis Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 18.22 Tethyan sea-cliff 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 B3.33 Tethyan sea-cliff communities same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 B3.33 Tethyan sea-cliff communities same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 B3.33 Tethyan sea-cliff communities same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 B3.33 Mediterraneo-Pontic sea-cliff communities same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 B3.4 Mediterraneo-Pontic sea-cliff communities same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 B7.3 Mediterraneo-Pontic sea-cliff communities same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 18.22 Mediterraneo-Pontic sea-cliff communities same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 18.22 Mediterraneo-Pontic sea-cliff communities same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 18.22   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 18.22   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 18.22   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1989 18.22   same
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