Basophilous southwestern encinares

English name: Basophilous southwestern encinares

Description (English)

Quercus rotundifolia formations of thermo-Mediterranean calcareous slopes of the Quadalquivir basin and the coastal foothills of Baetic and arid southeastern ranges, with Olea europaea var. sylvestris, Chamaerops humilis, Pistacia lentiscus, Smilax aspera, Asparagus albus, Rhamnus oleoides, Quercus coccifera, Clematis cirrhosa, Aristolochia baetica, Bupleurum gibraltarium and, locally, Maytenus senegalensis or Buxus balearica. They have almost disappeared in forest form except in a few ranges of the arid Iberian Southeast.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code G2.12441
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 Aristolochia baetica
Flowering Plants Asparagus albus
Flowering Plants Bupleurum gibraltarium
Flowering Plants Buxus balearica
Flowering Plants Chamaerops humilis
Flowering Plants Clematis cirrhosa
Flowering Plants Maytenus senegalensis
Flowering Plants Olea europaea var. sylvestris
Flowering Plants Pistacia lentiscus
Flowering Plants Quercus coccifera
Flowering Plants Quercus rotundifolia
Flowering Plants Rhamnus oleoides
Flowering Plants Smilax aspera
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Aristolochia baetica Flowering Plants
Asparagus albus Flowering Plants
Bupleurum gibraltarium Flowering Plants
Buxus balearica Flowering Plants
Chamaerops humilis Flowering Plants
Clematis cirrhosa Flowering Plants
Maytenus senegalensis Flowering Plants
Olea europaea var. sylvestris Flowering Plants
Pistacia lentiscus Flowering Plants
Quercus coccifera Flowering Plants
Quercus rotundifolia Flowering Plants
Rhamnus oleoides Flowering Plants
Smilax aspera Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 45.3441 Basophilous southwestern encinares source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G2.12441 Basophilous southwestern encinares same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G2.12441 Basophilous southwestern encinares same
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