Monchique Ulex argenteus gorse-heaths

Description (English)

Ulex argenteus ssp. argenteus-dominated or -rich formations of low slopes of the Serra da Monchique and neighbouring areas of Algarve and southwest Alentejo, usually with Cistus ladanifer. The gorse is endemic to the area.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code S51P1

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Not available

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012) F5.571 Monchique Ulex argenteus gorse-heaths same
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F5.571 Monchique Ulex argenteus gorse-heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F5.571 Monchique Ulex argenteus gorse-heaths same
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