Silicicolous Andalusian encinares

English name: Silicicolous Andalusian encinares

Description (English)

Quercus rotundifolia-dominated woodland characteristic of the meso- and supra-Mediterranean levels of the Sierra Nevada and of a few siliceous mountain ranges of the arid Iberian southeast. Totally destroyed in the Sierra Nevada, this community is still represented by well-preserved examples in the sierras de Carrascoy and Alhamilla, and to a lesser extent, in the Sierra de Cabrera.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code G2.12433
Bern Convention Included in a Resolution 4 habitat type at a higher level (G2)

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Quercus rotundifolia
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Quercus rotundifolia Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 45.3433 Silicicolous Andalusian encinares source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types


Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G2.12433 Silicicolous Andalusian encinares same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G2.12433 Silicicolous Andalusian encinares same
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