synchorology

synchorology

[‚sin·kə′räl·ə·jē]
(ecology)
A study which involves the distribution ranges of plant communities, phytosociological zones, vegetation and geographical complexes, dissemination spectra, and current plant migration patterns.
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Synchorology. This association presents a very limited distribution, as it is observed on a few rocky sites of the northern end of the Cap Corse.
Synchorology. This association is rare on the coast of Corsica, where it has been observed in only three stations: north of Cap Corse, between Macinaggio and Tamarone (Rogliano) and north of Fango delta (Galeria).
Synchorology. This association remains localized in a few points of the rocky coast of Corsica: north of Cap Corse (near Barcaggio), southwest of the lighthouse near the Punta di Corno di Becco (Paradis, 2010) and north of Nonza.
Synchorology. This syntaxon observed in Corsica on the cliffs of Scandola Nature Reserve (islet of Gargalu) and on the cliffs of Cap Corse is probably present in others localities.
Synchorology. In Corsica, this vegetation was observed on the limestone plateau of Bonifacio, more precisely in micro-valleys to the north and southeast, near Pertusato lighthouse.
Hereafter, they are described according to their synecology, structure, syndynamic and synchorology. The presentation is in accordance with the catenal or serial occurrence within each of the six units of the potential natural vegetation.
Synchorology: this association is associated to the coastal and thermo-mediterranean hill environments with dry-subhumid ombrotype, on acid substrata, and occurs in southern Italy and in the Tyrrhenian islands (Brullo & Marceno, 1985, Brullo & al., 2001).
Synchorology: the Myrto-Pistacietum lentisci is a community occurring along the Mediterranean coasts from Spain to Croatia.
Synchorology: this association was included by Biondi (1999) in the new alliance Calicotomo villosae Genistion tyrrhenae of the south-west Tyrrhenian region on acidic soils.
Synchorology: the Trifolio cherleri-Plantaginetum bellardii was described in Spain (Rivas Goday, 1957) and similar communities were recognized for the southern France, Corsica (Gamisans & Muracciole, 1984), Sardinia (Valsecchi, 1976), Sicily (Ferro & Di Benedetto, 1979, Di Benedetto, 1983, Ferro & Furnari, 1970) and on the Lazio coasts (Lucchese & Pignatti, 1987).
Synchorology: the alliance Isoetion occurs widely in the western Mediterranean region (Quezel & Santa, 1962-63).
Synchorology: the community is particular to Ponza but, according to physiognomic descriptions in literature (Longhitano, 1982), it is potentially present in the recently abandoned tilled lands of the italian volcanic islands.