Genista aetnensis stands

Description (English)

Formations of the very large Genista aetnensis, endemic to the western Mediterranean and of considerable biogeographical interest, with a distribution limited to Sicily and Sardinia. The species has been introduced on Vesuvio, where it also forms extensive stands.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code S3-36

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Genista aetnensis
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Genista aetnensis Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Not available For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012) F3.27 Genista aetnensis stands same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F3.27 Genista aetnensis stands same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F3.27 Genista aetnensis stands same
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