Almerian arid garrigues

Description (English)

Very open formations limited to the areas of the Iberian Southeast with the most extreme arid conditions, characterized by Anabasis articulata, Frankenia webbii, Haloxylon articulatum, Launaea lanata, Limonium album, Teucrium gnaphalodes, Sideritis pusilla ssp. flavovirens, and an exceptional number of endemics, including Coris hispanica, Euzomodendron bourgaeanum, Herniaria fontanesii ssp. almeriana, Limonium insigne, Salsola papillosa, Santolina viscosa, Sideritis pusilla ssp. pusilla, Sideritis pusilla ssp. osteoxyla, Teucrium eriocephalum, Teucrium almeriense.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code S5-4172

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Anabasis articulata
Flowering Plants Coris hispanica
Flowering Plants Euzomodendron bourgaeanum
Flowering Plants Frankenia webbii
Flowering Plants Haloxylon articulatum
Flowering Plants Limonium album
Flowering Plants Limonium insigne
Flowering Plants Salsola papillosa
Flowering Plants Santolina viscosa
Flowering Plants Teucrium eriocephalum
Flowering Plants Teucrium gnaphalodes
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Anabasis articulata Flowering Plants
Coris hispanica Flowering Plants
Euzomodendron bourgaeanum Flowering Plants
Frankenia webbii Flowering Plants
Haloxylon articulatum Flowering Plants
Limonium album Flowering Plants
Limonium insigne Flowering Plants
Salsola papillosa Flowering Plants
Santolina viscosa Flowering Plants
Teucrium eriocephalum Flowering Plants
Teucrium gnaphalodes 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) F5.5572 Almerian arid garrigues same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F5.5572 Almerian arid garrigues same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F5.5572 Almerian arid garrigues same
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