Morena Ulex eriocladus gorse heaths

Description (English)

Formations of the western Sierra Morena (Sierra de Aracena, Badajos region, southeastern Portugal) dominated by Ulex eriocladus, developed mostly in the meso-Mediterranean zone and locally in contact with Erica umbellata heaths; the gorse is endemic to the area.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code S5-1P3

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Erica umbellata
Flowering Plants Ulex eriocladus
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Erica umbellata Flowering Plants
Ulex eriocladus 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) F5.573 Morena Ulex eriocladus gorse heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F5.573 Morena Ulex eriocladus gorse heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F5.573 Morena Ulex eriocladus gorse heaths same
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