Algarve xero-psammitic brushes

Description (English)

Very local xero-psammitic scrub of the Algarve coast with
Stauracanthus genistoides ssp. genistoides, Halimium halimifolium, Halimium commutatum, Cistus libanotis (Cistus bourgaeanus), Lavandula stoechas ssp. lusitanica, Armeria macrophylla and the extremely narrow endemic Ulex argenteus ssp. subsericeus.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code S5-423

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Armeria macrophylla
Flowering Plants Cistus bourgaeanus
Flowering Plants Cistus libanotis
Flowering Plants Halimium commutatum
Flowering Plants Halimium halimifolium
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Armeria macrophylla Flowering Plants
Cistus bourgaeanus Flowering Plants
Cistus libanotis Flowering Plants
Halimium commutatum Flowering Plants
Halimium halimifolium 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) F5.5A3 Algarve xero-psammitic brushes same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F5.5A3 Algarve xero-psammitic brushes same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F5.5A3 Algarve xero-psammitic brushes same
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