Mediterranean Limoniastrum scrubs

Description (English)

Formations of often large, silver-glaucous shrubs of Limoniastrum monopetalum with showy pink flowers in late spring, of drier parts of Mediterranean and Iberian saltmarshes, distributed locally in North Africa, the Iberian peninsula, the southern Italian peninsula, western Sicily, Lampedusa, Sardinia and Crete.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code MA251B
Relation to Resolution 4 habitat type (used for designation of Emerald sites)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Limoniastrum monopetalum
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Limoniastrum monopetalum Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012) A2.528 Mediterranean Limoniastrum scrubs same
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 A2.528 Mediterranean Limoniastrum scrubs same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 A2.628 Mediterranean Limoniastrum scrubs same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 A2.628 Mediterranean Limoniastrum scrubs same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 A2.628 Mediterranean Limoniastrum scrubs same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 A2.648 Mediterranean Limoniastrum scrubs same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 B3.53 Mediterranean Limoniastrum scrubs same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 15.63 Mediterranean Limoniastrum scrubs same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 15.63 Mediterranean Limoniastrum scrubs same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 15.63   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 15.63   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 15.63   same
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