Genista haenseleri broom fields

Description (English)

Open formations of abrupt, hot, sunny slopes of the sierras de Ojen, Mijas (Unidad Blanca), southern Andalusia characterized by the presence of the striking, tall endemic broom Genista haenseleri, associated with Phlomis purpurea ssp. purpurea, Ulex parviflorus ssp. willkommii, Genista umbellata ssp. equisetiformis, Thymus capitatus, Teucrium fruticans.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code S51N6

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Genista haenseleri
Flowering Plants Phlomis purpurea
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Genista haenseleri Flowering Plants
Phlomis purpurea Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012) F5.566 Genista haenseleri broom fields same
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F5.566 Genista haenseleri broom fields same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F5.566 Genista haenseleri broom fields same
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