Cardoncillo communities

Description (English)

Formations colonizing lava flows, with the succulent asclepiad cardoncillos Ceropegia dichotoma and Ceropegia fusca, Phagnalon purpurascens and Sonchus leptocephalus.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code S8122

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Ceropegia dichotoma
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Ceropegia dichotoma Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012) F8.122 Cardoncillo communities same
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F8.122 Cardoncillo communities same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F8.122 Cardoncillo communities same
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