Phillyrea thickets

Description (English)

Phillyrea angustifolia or Phillyrea media-dominated thermo-Mediterranean brushes; they constitute facies of mixed thermo-Mediterranean scrub, in particular of the southern Iberian Asparago-Rhamnion and of the Aegean Ceratonio-Rhamnion, notably on Samothrace and Rhodes; they also constitute remarkable coastal formations on Minorca, based on the endemic Phillyrea media var. rodriguezii, and in Valencia.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code S5-1JA

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Phillyrea angustifolia
Flowering Plants Phillyrea media
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Phillyrea angustifolia Flowering Plants
Phillyrea media 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) F5.51A Phillyrea thickets same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F5.51A Phillyrea thickets same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F5.51A Phillyrea thickets same
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