Monchique Ulex argenteus gorse-heaths

English name: Monchique Ulex argenteus gorse-heaths

Description (English)

Ulex argenteus ssp. argenteus-dominated or -rich formations of low slopes of the Serra da Monchique and neighbouring areas of Algarve and southwest Alentejo, usually with Cistus ladanifer. The gorse is endemic to the area.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code F5.571

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

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

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 32.271 Monchique Ulex argenteus gorse-heaths source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F5.571 Monchique Ulex argenteus gorse-heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F5.571 Monchique Ulex argenteus gorse-heaths same
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