Hyper-saline Mediterranean tamarisk stands

Description (English)

Thickets of Tamarix boveana, Tamarix canariensis or, sometimes, Tamarix gallica of the Mediterranean basin, accompanied by typical salt marsh flora, in particular, Arthrocnemum fruticosum, Arthrocnemum glaucum, Suaeda brevifolia, Halimione portulacoides, Atriplex halimus, Atriplex hastata, Limonium lactibracteatum, Limonium eugeniae, Limonium cossonianum, Limonium angustibracteanum, Limonium sinuatum, Inula crithmoides.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code S9-4134

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Arthrocnemum fruticosum
Flowering Plants Arthrocnemum glaucum
Flowering Plants Atriplex halimus
Flowering Plants Atriplex hastata
Flowering Plants Halimione portulacoides
Flowering Plants Inula crithmoides
Flowering Plants Limonium eugeniae
Flowering Plants Limonium sinuatum
Flowering Plants Tamarix boveana
Flowering Plants Tamarix canariensis
Flowering Plants Tamarix gallica
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Arthrocnemum fruticosum Flowering Plants
Arthrocnemum glaucum Flowering Plants
Atriplex halimus Flowering Plants
Atriplex hastata Flowering Plants
Halimione portulacoides Flowering Plants
Inula crithmoides Flowering Plants
Limonium eugeniae Flowering Plants
Limonium sinuatum Flowering Plants
Tamarix boveana Flowering Plants
Tamarix canariensis Flowering Plants
Tamarix gallica 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) F9.3134 Hyper-saline Mediterranean tamarisk stands same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F9.3134 Hyper-saline Mediterranean tamarisk stands same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F9.3134 Hyper-saline Mediterranean tamarisk stands same
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