Silicicolous southwestern encinares

English name: Silicicolous southwestern encinares

Description (English)

Formations of Quercus rotundifolia with Myrtus communis, Pulicaria odora, Pistacia lentiscus, Phillyrea angustifolia and Arbutus unedo occupying the siliceous soil of the thermo-Mediterranean levels of eastern Andalusia between the Sea of Alboran and the coastal Tejeda, Almijara, Alpujarra and Gador ranges, a few granitic outcroppings of the Sierra Morena and limited enclaves of the Badajos region. They have almost entirely disappeared.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code G2.12442
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 Arbutus unedo
Flowering Plants Myrtus communis
Flowering Plants Phillyrea angustifolia
Flowering Plants Pistacia lentiscus
Flowering Plants Pulicaria odora
Flowering Plants Quercus rotundifolia
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Arbutus unedo Flowering Plants
Myrtus communis Flowering Plants
Phillyrea angustifolia Flowering Plants
Pistacia lentiscus Flowering Plants
Pulicaria odora Flowering Plants
Quercus rotundifolia Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 200112 45.3442 Silicicolous southwestern encinares source
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G2.12442 Silicicolous southwestern encinares same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G2.12442 Silicicolous southwestern encinares same
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