EUNIS habitat classification 2012 > F - Heathland, scrub and tundra > F6 - Garrigue > F6.8 - Xero-halophile scrubs

Xero-halophile scrubs

English name: Xero-halophile scrubs

Description (English)

Salt-tolerant shrub formations of dry ground in low-precipitation areas of the mediterranean zone, in particular, the Iberian peninsula and Sicily, and of the Macaronesian Islands.

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

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code F6.8
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)

Name Definition Other names Reference
Argyranthemo suculenti-Calendulion maderensis Capelo et al. 2000 Madeiran halo-nitrophilous coastal low scrub Schaminee et al, 2012
Helichrysion obconico-devium Rivas-Mart. et al. 2002 Vegetation of salt-sprayed coastal cliffs of Madeira Schaminee et al, 2012
Artemisio glutinosae-Santolinion rosmarinifoliae Costa 1975 Ibero-atlantic meso-oromediterranean sub-nitrophilous and nitrophilous chamaephyte scrub on deep acid soils Schaminee et al, 2012
Chenoleion tomentosae Sunding 1972 Infra-thermomediterranean arid low scrub on sandy soils of Canary Islands Chenoleidion tomentosae Sunding 1972 nom. mut. Schaminee et al, 2012
Lycio europaei-Ipomoeion purpureae O. de Bolòs ex Mucina all. nov. hoc loco Halo-nitrophilous thermomediterranean xeric thorny scrub on loamy soils of Iberian Peninsula Lycio europaei-Ipomoeion purpureae O. de Bolòs 1988; Ipomoeo purpureae-Lycion europaei O. de Bolòs 1988 nom. invers. propos. Schaminee et al, 2012
Crucianellion rupestris S. Brullo et Furnari 1990 Subaerohaline coastal dwarf scrub on salt-sprayed cliffs of European and North African coasts of Lybian Sea Crucianellion rupestris S. Brullo et Furnari 1981 Schaminee et al, 2012
Haloxylo tamariscifolii-Atriplicion glaucae Rivas Goday et Rivas-Mart. ex Rigual 1972 Halo-nitrophilous thermo-mesomediterranean shrub on well-drained soils of southern Iberian Peninsula and Maghreb Haloxylo-Atriplicion glaucae Rivas Goday et Rivas-Mart. 1963; Hammado articulatae-Atriplicion glaucae Rivas Goday et Rivas-Mart. ex Rigual 1972 nom. mut. propos.; Atriplicion glaucae Folch 1981 Schaminee et al, 2012
Salsolo oppositifoliae-Suaedion fruticosae Rigual 1972 Halo-nitrophilous thermomediterranean scrub on clay soils of dry coastal murciano-almerian regions of southern Iberian Peninsula Carthamo arborescentis-Salsolion oppositifoliae Rivas Goday et Rivas-Mart. 1963; Salsolo oppositifoliae-Suaedion mollis Rigual 1973 nom. mut. propos.; Salsolo oppositifoliae-Carthamion arborescentis Rigual 1972 nom. invers. propos.; Salsolo oppositifoliae-Suaedion verae Rigual 1972 nom. mut. propos. Schaminee et al, 2012
Artemisio thusculae-Rumicion lunariae Rivas-Mart. et al. 1993 Canarian infra-mesomediterranean halo-nitrophilous low scrub in regions of semi-arid to subhumid climate Schaminee et al, 2012
Atriplici halimi-Suaedion verae Géhu et al. ex Bergmeier et Dimopoulos 2003 Halo-nitrophilous scrub of coastal sands and cliffs of eastern Mediterranean Atriplici halimi-Suaedion verae Géhu et al. 1990 Schaminee et al, 2012
Launaeo arborescentis-Schizogynion sericeae Rivas-Mart. et al. 1993 Canarian inframediterranean halo-nitrophilous arid scrub Schaminee et al, 2012
Artemision arborescentis Géhu et Biondi 1986 Sub-nitrophilous coastal scrub of Tyrrhenian Sea basin Artemision arborescentis Géhu et Biondi 1994 Schaminee et al, 2012
Santolinion pectinato-canescentis Peinado et Martínez-Parras 1984 Iberian thermo-supramediterranean sub-nitrophilous and nitrophilous chamaephyte scrub on basic soils Schaminee et al, 2012
Euphorbion seguieranae Golub 1994 Caspian desert vegetation on stabilized sandy dunes Euphorbion seguieranae Golub 1987; Artemision tschernievianae Golub et Savchenko 1986 Schaminee et al, 2012
Medicagini citrinae-Lavaterion arboreae O. de Bolòs et Vigo in O. de Bolòs et al. 1984 Ornitho-coprophilous thermomediterranean coastal semi-arid scrub of Mediterettanean Lavaterion maritimae Rivas-Mart. et al. 2001; Lavaterion maritimae Rivas-Mart. et Cantó in Rivas-Mart. et al. 2002 Schaminee et al, 2012
Salsolo vermiculatae-Peganion harmalae Br.-Bl. et O. de Bolòs 1954 Semi-desertic inland sub-continental halo-nitrophilous scrub on clay soils of meso-supramediterranean regions of Iberian Peninsula Salsolo-Artemision Folch 1981; Salsolo-Fagonion creticae Rivas Goday et Rigual 1958 Schaminee et al, 2012
Anthyllidion barbae-jovis S. Brullo et De Marco 1989 Subaerohaline coastal dwarf scrub on salt-sprayed cliffs of eastern Tyrrhenian Sea Helichrysion litorei Biondi 2007; Helichrysion litorei Biondi in Biondi et al. 2013; Plantagini-Thymelaeion hirsutae Bartolo et S. Brullo ex Mayer 1995; Plantagini-Thymelaeion hirsutae Bartolo et S. Brullo in Bartolo et al. 1992 Schaminee et al, 2012
Artemision lerchianae Golub 1994 Moderately grazed Caspian desert vegetation on loamy soils Anabasion aphyllae Golub 1987; Artemision lerchianae Golub 1987; Anabasion aphyllae Golub et Savchenko 1986; Artemision lerchianae Golub et Savchenko 1986 Schaminee et al, 2012
Nicotiano glaucae-Ricinion communis Rivas-Mart., Fernández-González et Loidi 1999 Western Mediterranean and Canarian infra-thermomediterranean arid tall-scrub neophyte-dominates vegetation Schaminee et al, 2012

Species mentioned in habitat description

Not available

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 15.7 Mediterraneo-Canarian xero-halophile scrubs same
CORINE Land Cover 3.2.2. Moors and heathland n/a
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F6.8 Xero-halophile scrubs same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F6.8 Xero-halophile scrubs same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 F6.8 Xero-halophile scrubs same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 F6.8 Xero-halophile scrubs same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 F5.4 Mediterraneo-Canarian xero-halophile scrubs same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 B4.4 Mediterraneo-Canarian xero-halophile scrubs same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 15.7 Mediterraneo-Canarian xero-halophile scrubs same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 15.7 Mediterraneo-Canarian xero-halophile scrubs same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 15.7   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 15.7   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 15.7   same
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