Sicilian Channel Periploca scrubs

Description (English)

Summer deciduous shrub formations of Periploca laevigata ssp. angustifolia, Lycium intricatum, Euphorbia dendroides with Prasium majus, Pistacia lentiscus, Asparagus acutifolius, Phillyrea angustifolia, Calicotome villosa of islands of the Sicilian Channel, in particular of the southwestern coast of Pantelleria, of the Maltese Islands and of the Egadi Islands.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code S5-415

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Asparagus acutifolius
Flowering Plants Calicotome villosa
Flowering Plants Euphorbia dendroides
Flowering Plants Lycium intricatum
Flowering Plants Phillyrea angustifolia
Flowering Plants Pistacia lentiscus
Flowering Plants Prasium majus
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Asparagus acutifolius Flowering Plants
Calicotome villosa Flowering Plants
Euphorbia dendroides Flowering Plants
Lycium intricatum Flowering Plants
Phillyrea angustifolia Flowering Plants
Pistacia lentiscus Flowering Plants
Prasium majus 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) F5.555 Sicilian Channel Periploca scrubs same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F5.555 Sicilian Channel Periploca scrubs same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F5.555 Sicilian Channel Periploca scrubs same
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