Spurge tabaibales

Description (English)

Xerophytic scrub communities of the Canary Islands dominated by the tree-like spurges Euphorbia aphylla, Euphorbia obtusifolia, Euphorbia balsamifera, Euphorbia atropurpurea, Euphorbia bravoana, Euphorbia regis-jubae, Euphorbia bourgaeana, Euphorbia berthelotii.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code S8-112

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Euphorbia aphylla
Flowering Plants Euphorbia atropurpurea
Conifers Euphorbia balsamifera
Flowering Plants Euphorbia berthelotii
Flowering Plants Euphorbia bourgaeana
Flowering Plants Euphorbia bravoana
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Euphorbia aphylla Flowering Plants
Euphorbia atropurpurea Flowering Plants
Euphorbia balsamifera Conifers
Euphorbia berthelotii Flowering Plants
Euphorbia bourgaeana Flowering Plants
Euphorbia bravoana 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) F8.112 Spurge tabaibales same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F8.112 Spurge tabaibales same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F8.112 Spurge tabaibales same
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