Luso-Galician maritime heaths

Description (English)

Cushiony heaths with Ulex europaeus ssp. latebracteatus f. humilis and Erica cinerea of cliff tops of Galicia, north and central Portugal (southern vicariant of unit S4231).

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code S42422

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Erica cinerea
Flowering Plants Ulex europaeus
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Erica cinerea Flowering Plants
Ulex europaeus Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012) F4.2422 Luso-Galician maritime heaths same
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F4.2422 Luso-Galician maritime heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F4.2422 Luso-Galician maritime heaths same
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