Thermo-mediterranean Lygos raetam brush

Description (English)

Retama fields formed in coastal regions and on maritime sands of southern Sicily, North Africa and eastern Spain by Lygos raetam ssp. gussonei, Lygos raetam ssp. duraiei and Lygos raetam ssp. sarcocarpa, close relatives of the widespread retam, Lygos raetam ssp. raetam, of the desert and subdesert regions.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code S5-1N8

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Lygos raetam
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Lygos raetam 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) F5.568 Thermo-mediterranean Lygos raetam brush same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F5.568 Thermo-mediterranean Lygos raetam brush same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F5.568 Thermo-mediterranean Lygos raetam brush same
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