Phoenix groves

English name: Palm groves

Description (English)

Woods, often riparian, formed by palm trees of the Mediterranean and Macaronesian zones, Phoenix theophrasti of Crete and western Anatolia, and Phoenix canariensis of the Canary Islands.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code G2.5
Bern Convention Included in a Resolution 4 habitat type at a higher level (G2)
Relation to Annex I habitat types (EU Habitats Directive)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Name Definition Other names Reference
Phoenicion canariensis Rivas-Mart. et Del Arco in Rivas-Mart. et al. 2011 Canarian semi-arid sparse palm woodlands on deep colluvial soils Schaminee et al, 2012
Rubo sancti-Nerion oleandri Brullo et al. 2004 Oleander riverine scrub of Eastern Mediterranean Nerion oleandri Eig 1946; Viticion agni-casti LakuĊĦic 1972 Schaminee et al, 2012

Species mentioned in habitat description


List

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 45.7 Temperate palm groves same
CORINE Land Cover 3.1.1. Broad-leaved forest n/a
BEAR Forest Types for Biodiversity Assessment ? Not found in FTBA classification not defined
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G2.5 Phoenix groves same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G2.5 Phoenix groves same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 G2.5 Phoenix groves same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 G2.5 Phoenix groves same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 G2.5 Phoenix groves same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 G2.5 Palm groves same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 45.7 Temperate palm groves same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 45.7 Temperate palm groves same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 45.7   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 45.7   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 45.7   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1989 45.7   same
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