Maytenus brushes

Description (English)

More or less dense, spiny scrub limited to very restricted areas of the Almerian and Carthagenian coasts of the arid Iberian Southeast, dominated by the shrub of African affinities Maytenus senegalensis var. europaeus with Rhamnus oleoides ssp. angustifolia and Rhamnus oleoides ssp. velutinus, Asparagus albus, Asparagus stipularis, Asparagus horridus, Chamaerops humilis and occasionally Buxus balearica.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code S5-413

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Asparagus albus
Flowering Plants Asparagus horridus
Flowering Plants Asparagus stipularis
Flowering Plants Buxus balearica
Flowering Plants Chamaerops humilis
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Asparagus albus Flowering Plants
Asparagus horridus Flowering Plants
Asparagus stipularis Flowering Plants
Buxus balearica Flowering Plants
Chamaerops humilis 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) F5.553 Maytenus brushes same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F5.553 Maytenus brushes same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F5.553 Maytenus brushes same
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