Canary Island fayal-brezal

English name: Canary Island fayal-brezal

Description (English)

Tall Erica arborea-dominated formations of Tenerife, La Palma, La Gomera, Gran Canaria and Hierro, with Myrica faya, Ilex canariensis, Rhamnus glandulosa, Viburnum tinus ssp. rigidum, Cedronella canariensis, Bystropogon canariensis, Isoplexis canariensis, Urtica morifolia, Teline canariensis, Sonchus abbreviatus, Hypericum glandulosum, Gesnouinia arborea and many species of the genus Pericallis, including several island or local endemics that characterize several differentiated communities; among these are Pericallis tussilaginis (Pericallis = Senecio), Pericallis webbii, Pericallis cruenta, Pericallis steetzii, Pericallis murrayi.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code G2.71
Bern Convention Included in a Resolution 4 habitat type at a higher level (G2)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description


List

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 45.91 Canarian fayal-brezal source
CORINE Land Cover 3.2.3. Sclerophyllous vegetation n/a
BEAR Forest Types for Biodiversity Assessment 25 Laurel forest wider
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G2.71 Canary Island fayal-brezal same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G2.71 Canarian fayal-brezal same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 G2.71 Canarian fayal-brezal same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 G2.71 Canarian fayal-brezal same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 F2.2J1 Canarian fayal-brezal same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 F2.E1 Canarian fayal-brezal same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 45.91 Canarian fayal-brezal same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 45.91 Canarian fayal-brezal same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 45.91   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 45.91   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 45.91   same
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