Plant communities of Italy: The Vegetation Prodrome

  title={Plant communities of Italy: The Vegetation Prodrome},
  author={Edoardo Biondi and Carlo Blasi and Marina Allegrezza and I. Anzellotti and Mattia M. Azzella and Emanuela Carli and Simona Casavecchia and Riccardo Copiz and Eva Del Vico and Laura Facioni and Diana Galdenzi and Roberto Gasparri and Cesare Lasen and Simone Pesaresi and Livio Poldini and Giovanni Sburlino and Fabio Taffetani and Ilda Vagge and S. Zitti and Liliana Zivkovic},
  journal={Plant Biosystems - An International Journal Dealing with all Aspects of Plant Biology},
  pages={728 - 814}
  • E. Biondi, C. Blasi, L. Zivkovic
  • Published 4 July 2014
  • Environmental Science
  • Plant Biosystems - An International Journal Dealing with all Aspects of Plant Biology
The Vegetation Prodrome of Italy was promoted in 2012 by the Italian “Ministry of Environment, Land and Sea Protection”, in collaboration with the “Italian Society of Botany”, to provide a comprehensive and systematic catalogue and description of Italian plant communities. The Prodrome that is presented in this paper is the first full organic synthesis of the vegetation of Italy at the alliance syntaxonomic level. It fulfils several needs, the main one being a unified and comprehensive national… 
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