Ecological parameter: BORHIDI - salt figures Hungary (Eastern Europe)

Parameter group: habitat related parameters

The data provide indicator values of species concernig the ecological factor salinity in Hungary, valid for Eastern Europe.

Borhidi, A. (1993): Social behavior types of the Hungarian flora, its naturalness and relative ecological indicator values.- Janus Pannonicus Tudományegyetem Növénytani Tanszék, Pécs, 15pp.

Classification system: score
A description of the coding system can be found here  Abbreviations/Coding Systems

Category name:Abbreviations:Explanation:
00halophobe species not occurring in salty or alkalic soils
11salt tolerant plants but living mainly on non saline soils
22oligohaline plants living on soils of extremely few chloride content
33beta-mesohaline plants living on soils of few chloride content
44alpha-/beta-mesohaline plants living on soils of intermediate chloride content
55alpha-mesohaline plants living on soils of middle chloride content (0.7 - 0.9%)
66alpha-mesohaline to polyhaline plants living on soils of middle to high chloride content
77polyhaline plants living on soils of high chloride content (1.2 - 1.6%)
88euhaline plants living on soils of very high chloride content
99euhaline to hypersaline plants living on soils of extremely high chloride content
Assigned taxa for each higher systematic unit:
TaxagroupNumber of assigned taxa / total number of taxa - percentage
Liliopsida160 / 361 - 44.3%
Magnoliopsida4 / 20 - 20%
Polypodiopsida6 / 19 - 31.5%
Rosopsida205 / 399 - 51.3%
Sphenopsida6 / 9 - 66.6%