Irano-Turanian tamarisk thickets

Description (English)

Formations of Tamarix spp., including Tamarix smyrnensis (Tamarix pallasii, Tamarix ramosissima auct.), Tamarix tetrandra, Tamarix octandra i.a., associated with river banks, wet areas and coastal localities of the Irano-Turanian floristic region and its irradiation areas within the steppe and cold desert zones of Eurasia, in particular, of the Pontic basin, of Central Eurasia, of East Asia, of Inner Anatolia, northern Iran and Afghanistan, of northern Mesopotamia.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code S9-414

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Tamarix pallasii
Flowering Plants Tamarix ramosissima
Flowering Plants Tamarix smyrnensis
Flowering Plants Tamarix tetrandra
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Tamarix pallasii Flowering Plants
Tamarix ramosissima 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) F9.314 Irano-Turanian tamarisk thickets same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F9.314 Irano-Turanian tamarisk thickets same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F9.314 Irano-Turanian tamarisk thickets same
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