Stauracanthus boivinii gorse-heaths

Description (English)

Highly distinctive formations, dominated by the endemic gorse Stauracanthus boivinii, limited to a few locations with siliceous, oligotrophic soils and high precipitation of the thermo- and lower meso-mediterranean zone of the vicinity of the Straits of Gibraltar and the southern shores of the Sea of Alboran.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code S5-1R

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Stauracanthus boivinii
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Stauracanthus boivinii 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) F5.59 Stauracanthus boivinii gorse-heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F5.59 Stauracanthus boivinii gorse-heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F5.59 Stauracanthus boivinii gorse-heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 F5.59 Stauracanthus boivinii gorse-heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 F5.59 Stauracanthus boivinii gorse-heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 F2.29 Stauracanthus boivinii gorse-heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 F2.29 Stauracanthus boivinii gorse-heaths same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 32.29 Stauracanthus boivinii gorse-heaths same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 32.29 Stauracanthus boivinii gorse-heaths same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 32.29   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 32.29   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 32.29   same
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