Gorse-phlomis scrub

English name: Gorse-phlomis scrub

Description (English)

Formation endemic to the base-rich volcanic rocks of the mountains of Cabo de Gata, dominated by the gorse Ulex argenteus ssp. erinaceus, of extraordinarily limited range, accompanied by Phlomis purpurea ssp. almeriensis, Phlomis caballeroi and numerous elements of thermo-Mediterranean scrub, Asparagus spp., Pistacia lentiscus, Quercus coccifera, Chamaerops humilis.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code F5.5563
Bern Convention Included in a Resolution 4 habitat type at a higher level (F5.55)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Chamaerops humilis
Flowering Plants Pistacia lentiscus
Flowering Plants Quercus coccifera
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Chamaerops humilis Flowering Plants
Pistacia lentiscus Flowering Plants
Quercus coccifera Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 32.2563 Gorse-phlomis scrub source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F5.5563 Gorse-phlomis scrub same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F5.5563 Gorse-phlomis scrub same
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