Lusitanian Ulex densus gorse-heaths

Description (English)

Cushion-heaths of Ulex densus formed in substitution stages of the Melico-Cocciferetum on dry, calcareous coastal hills of the Tejo and Estremadura regions of central-western Portugal; the gorse is endemic to the area.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code S5-1P2

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Ulex densus
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Ulex densus 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) F5.572 Lusitanian Ulex densus gorse-heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F5.572 Lusitanian Ulex densus gorse-heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F5.572 Lusitanian Ulex densus gorse-heaths same
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