Macaronesian heaths

English name: Macaronesian heaths

Description (English)

Heaths of the Canary Islands, Azores and Madeira.

Source:
EUNIS habitat classification
Interpretation Manual of the habitats targeted by Resolution No. 4

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code F4.3
Bern Convention Resolution 4 habitat type (used for designation of Emerald sites)
Relation to Annex I habitat types (EU Habitats Directive)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Name Definition Other names Reference
Daboecion azoricae L├╝pnitz 1975 High-altitude hyperhumid heath of Azores Schaminee et al, 2012
Myrico fayae-Ericion arboreae Oberd. 1965 Canarian seral ericacous matorral of laurisilva zone Fayo-Ericion arboreae Oberd. 1965 (orig. form); Myrico fayae-Ericion canariensis Oberd. 1965 corr. Rivas-Mart. et al. 2011 Schaminee et al, 2012

Species mentioned in habitat description

Not available

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 31.3 Macaronesian heaths same
CORINE Land Cover 3.2.2. Moors and heathland n/a
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F4.3 Macaronesian heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F4.3 Macaronesian heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 F4.3 Macaronesian heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 F4.3 Macaronesian heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 F4.3 Macaronesian heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 F4.3 Macaronesian heaths same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 31.3 Macaronesian heaths same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 31.3 Macaronesian heaths same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 31.3   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 31.3   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 31.3   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1989 31.3   same
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