Canary Island xerophytic scrub

Description (English)

Open scrub of sclerophyllous shrubs and succulent herbs on rocky substrates with skeletal soils in the arid lowlands and on deeper soils in the moister foothills of the Canary Islands.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code S8-1

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Indicator species

Not available

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) F8.1 Canary Island xerophytic scrub same new description
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F8.1 Canary Island xerophytic scrub same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F8.1 Canarian xerophytic habitats same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 F8.1 Canarian xerophytic habitats same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 F8.1 Canarian xerophytic habitats same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 F7.1 Canarian xerophytic habitats same
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