Madeiran xerophytic scrub

English name: Madeiran xerophytic scrub

Description (English)

Xerophytic scrub of Madeira.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code F8.2

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Name Definition Other names Reference
Aeonio-Euphorbion canariensis Sunding 1972 Macaronesian succulent tabaibal and cardonal on semi-desert lava beds Euphorbion regis-jubae Rivas Goday 1960; Helianthemo canariensis-Euphorbion canariensis Sunding 1972; Helianthemo-Euphorbion balsaminiferae Sunding 1972; Kleinio nerifoliae-Euphorbion canariensis Oberd. 1965; Kleinio nerifolioae-Euphorbion canariense Rivas Goday et Esteve 1965; Kleinio nerifolioae-Euphorbion canariensis (Rivas Goday et Esteve 1965) Santos 1976; Kleinio nerifolioae-Euphorbion canariensis (Rivas Goday et Esteve 1965) Santos 1977 Schaminee et al, 2012
Oleo maderensis-Maytenion umbellatae Capelo et al. 2000 Madeirean infra-thermomediterranean matorral on deep soils Aeonio-Lytanthion Sunding 1972 Schaminee et al, 2012
Soncho ustulati-Artemision argenteae Capelo et al. 2000 Madeirean semi-arid seral tomillar and related low scrub on shallow soils Schaminee et al, 2012
Argyranthemo suculenti-Calendulion maderensis Capelo et al. 2000 Madeiran halo-nitrophilous coastal low scrub Schaminee et al, 2012
Sinapidendro angustifolii-Aeonion glutinosi Capelo et al. 2000 Madeirean chomophytic and chasmophytic succulent-rich scrub on volcanic rock substrates and walls Schaminee et al, 2012

Species mentioned in habitat description

Not available

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
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 F8.2 Madeiran xerophytic scrub same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F8.2 Madeiran xerophytic habitats same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 F8.2 Madeiran xerophytic habitats same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 F8.2 Madeiran xerophytic habitats same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 F7.2 Madeiran xerophytic habitats same
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