Genista speciosa broom fields

English name: Genista speciosa broom fields

Description (English)

Tall, open formations dominated by or rich in the endemic Genista cinerea ssp. speciosa, with Phlomis purpurea ssp. purpurea, Ulex parviflorus ssp. willkommii, Chronanthus biflorus, Ptilostemon hispanicus, and, sometimes, Lavandula lanata, Catananche caerulea, Teucrium polium, Salvia candelabrum or Satureja graeca, of the lower meso-Mediterranean slopes of hills facing the Guadalquivir depression of eastern Andalusia.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code F5.563
Bern Convention Included in a Resolution 4 habitat type at a higher level (F5.56)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Catananche caerulea
Flowering Plants Chronanthus biflorus
Flowering Plants Lavandula lanata
Flowering Plants Ptilostemon hispanicus
Flowering Plants Salvia candelabrum
Flowering Plants Satureja graeca
Flowering Plants Teucrium polium
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Catananche caerulea Flowering Plants
Chronanthus biflorus Flowering Plants
Lavandula lanata Flowering Plants
Ptilostemon hispanicus Flowering Plants
Salvia candelabrum Flowering Plants
Satureja graeca Flowering Plants
Teucrium polium Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 32.263 Genista speciosa broom fields source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F5.563 Genista speciosa broom fields same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F5.563 Genista speciosa broom fields same
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