Canary Island juniper woods

English name: Canary Island juniper woods

Description (English)

Juniperus cedrus formations of the high altitudes of Tenerife, La Palma, Gomera, Gran Canaria, restricted to steep rocky slopes.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code G3.981
Bern Convention Included in a Resolution 4 habitat type at a higher level (G3.9)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Conifers Juniperus cedrus
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Juniperus cedrus Conifers

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 42.A81 Canarian juniper woods source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types


Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G3.981 Canary Island juniper woods same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G3.981 Canarian juniper woods same
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