Mediterraneo-Macaronesian tamarisk thickets

Description (English)

Formations of Tamarix spp., including Tamarix gallica, Tamarix africana, Tamarix canariensis, Tamarix parviflora, Tamarix tetrandra, Tamarix dalmatica, Tamarix smyrnensis, Tamarix hampeana, Tamarix boveana, associated with river banks, wet areas and coastal localities of the Mediterranean basin, of the mediterranean coasts of the Black Sea, of the thermo-Atlantic coasts and lowlands of southwestern Europe and of the Macaronesian Islands.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code S9-413

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Tamarix africana
Flowering Plants Tamarix boveana
Flowering Plants Tamarix canariensis
Flowering Plants Tamarix dalmatica
Flowering Plants Tamarix gallica
Flowering Plants Tamarix hampeana
Flowering Plants Tamarix parviflora
Flowering Plants Tamarix smyrnensis
Flowering Plants Tamarix tetrandra
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Tamarix africana Flowering Plants
Tamarix boveana Flowering Plants
Tamarix canariensis Flowering Plants
Tamarix dalmatica Flowering Plants
Tamarix gallica Flowering Plants
Tamarix hampeana Flowering Plants
Tamarix parviflora Flowering Plants
Tamarix smyrnensis Flowering Plants
Tamarix tetrandra 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) F9.313 Mediterraneo-Macaronesian tamarisk thickets same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F9.313 Mediterraneo-Macaronesian tamarisk thickets same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F9.313 Mediterraneo-Macaronesian tamarisk thickets same
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