Algarve xero-psammitic brushes

Description (English)

Very local xero-psammitic scrub of the Algarve coast with Stauracanthus genistoides ssp. genistoides, Halimium halimifolium, Halimium commutatum, Cistus libanotis (Cistus bourgaeanus), Lavandula stoechas ssp. lusitanica, Armeria macrophylla and the extremely narrow endemic Ulex argenteus ssp. subsericeus.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code S5423

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Ulex argenteus
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Ulex argenteus Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012) F5.5A3 Algarve xero-psammitic brushes same
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F5.5A3 Algarve xero-psammitic brushes same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F5.5A3 Algarve xero-psammitic brushes same
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