EUNIS habitat classification 2017 > S - Heathland, scrub and tundra > S4 - Temperate shrub heathland > S4-3 - Macaronesian heath > S4-31 - Canary Island heaths > S4-312 - Canary Island Erica arborea heaths

Canary Island Erica arborea heaths

Description (English)

Low and medium-tall stages of the Erica arborea, Myrica faya and Ilex canariensis formations (tall forest-like formations are listed as G2.7).

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code S4-312

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Erica arborea
Flowering Plants Ilex canariensis
Flowering Plants Myrica faya
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Erica arborea Flowering Plants
Ilex canariensis Flowering Plants
Myrica faya Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Not available For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012) F4.312 Canary Island Erica arborea heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F4.312 Canary Island Erica arborea heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F4.312 Canarian Erica arborea heaths same
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