Iberian Periploca scrubs

Description (English)

Open, sometimes sparse brush dominated by Periploca laevigata ssp. angustifolia with Osyris quadripartita, Chamaerops humilis, Pistacia lentiscus, Rhamnus lycioides and locally Calicotome infesta ssp. intermedia, Tetraclinis articulata, Maytenus senegalensis or Lycium intricatum, limited to very arid coastal areas of Murcia and Almeria.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code S5414

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Conifers Tetraclinis articulata
Flowering Plants Calicotome infesta
Flowering Plants Chamaerops humilis
Flowering Plants Maytenus senegalensis
Flowering Plants Osyris quadripartita
Flowering Plants Periploca laevigata
Flowering Plants Pistacia lentiscus
Flowering Plants Rhamnus lycioides
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Tetraclinis articulata Conifers
Calicotome infesta Flowering Plants
Chamaerops humilis Flowering Plants
Maytenus senegalensis Flowering Plants
Osyris quadripartita Flowering Plants
Periploca laevigata Flowering Plants
Pistacia lentiscus Flowering Plants
Rhamnus lycioides Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012) F5.554 Iberian Periploca scrubs same
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F5.554 Iberian Periploca scrubs same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F5.554 Iberian Periploca scrubs same
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