Laurus thickets

English name: Laurel thickets

Description (English)

Laurus nobilis thickets of humid or fresh stations of thermo-mediterranean regions, low-growing facies of unit F5.18, noted in particular in Sardinia, Sicily, the Maltese Islands, Campania and Crete.

Source:
EUNIS habitat classification
Interpretation Manual of the habitats targeted by Resolution No. 4

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code F5.516
Bern Convention Resolution 4 habitat type (used for designation of Emerald sites)
Relation to Annex I habitat types (EU Habitats Directive)

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 32.216 Laurel thickets source
CORINE Land Cover 3.2.3. Sclerophyllous vegetation n/a
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F5.516 Laurus thickets same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F5.516 Laurus thickets same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 F5.511 Laurus thickets same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 F2.211 Laurus thickets same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 32.216 Laurel thickets same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 32.216 Laurel thickets same
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