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Thermo-mediterranean Lygos raetam brush

English name: Thermo-mediterranean Lygos raetam brush

Description (English)

Retama fields formed in coastal regions and on maritime sands of southern Sicily, North Africa and eastern Spain by Lygos raetam ssp. gussonei, Lygos raetam ssp. duraiei and Lygos raetam ssp. sarcocarpa, close relatives of the widespread retam, Lygos raetam ssp. raetam, of the desert and subdesert regions.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

  • EUNIS habitat type (code F5.568)
  • This habitat type is included in a Resolution 4 habitat type (Bern convention) at a higher level (F5.56)

Vegetation types

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description


Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 32.268 Thermo-mediterranean Lygos raetam brush source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types


Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F5.568 Thermo-mediterranean Lygos raetam brush same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F5.568 Thermo-mediterranean Lygos raetam brush same
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