Oleander galleries

Description (English)

Nerium oleander cordons and screens, often with Tamarix spp., Vitex agnus-castus, Dittrichia viscosa, Saccharum ravennae, Arundo donax, Rubus ulmifolius, most typical of temporary water courses, but also lining small and sometimes large rivers, marking springs and areas of high water table in southern and eastern Iberia, very locally in eastern Provence, Liguria and Corsica (Saint-Florent), in southern Italy, Sardinia and Sicily, in southern and western Greece, the Aegean and Ionian archipelagoes, in Crete, in Albania, in the eastern Mediterranean, in North Africa, including northern Saharan regions, and in Mesopotamia. They are particularly abundant in the south and east of Iberia, in Sicily, in the Aegean and eastern Mediterranean region and in North Africa.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code S9311

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

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Species mentioned in habitat description

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Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012) F9.311 Oleander galleries same
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types


Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F9.311 Oleander galleries same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F9.311 Oleander galleries same
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