English name: Cardonales

Description (English)

Xerophytic scrub communities of the Canary Islands dominated by the cactiform spurge Euphorbia canariensis and Aeonium percarneum.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code F8.111

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Euphorbia canariensis
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Euphorbia canariensis Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 32.811 Cardonales source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types


Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F8.111 Cardonales same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F8.111 Cardonales same
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