Rhododendron - Alnus galleries

Description (English)

Highly remarkable, relict thermo- and meso-Mediterranean alder galleries of deep, steep-sided valleys of the sierras of the Campo de Gibraltar and of southern Portugal, with Rhododendron ponticum ssp. baeticum, Frangula alnus ssp. baetica, Arisarum proboscideum and a rich fern community including Pteris incompleta, Diplazium caudatum, Culcita macrocarpa. They are often in contact with humid to hyper-humid Quercus canariensis forests (unit G1.773) and with Salix pedicellata formations (unit F9.1271).

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code T1-4B2

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Arisarum proboscideum
Ferns Culcita macrocarpa
Ferns Diplazium caudatum
Ferns Pteris incompleta
Flowering Plants Quercus canariensis
Flowering Plants Salix pedicellata
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Arisarum proboscideum Flowering Plants
Culcita macrocarpa Tree fern Ferns
Diplazium caudatum Ferns
Pteris incompleta Ferns
Quercus canariensis Flowering Plants
Salix pedicellata 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) G1.132 Rhododendron - Alnus galleries same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G1.132 Rhododendron - Alnus galleries same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G1.132 Rhododendron - Alnus galleries same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200202 G1.132 Rhododendron - Alnus galleries same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199910 G1.132 Rhododendron - Alnus galleries same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199811 G1.132 Rhododendron-Alnus galleries same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 199712 G1.132 Rhododendron-alder galleries same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 199905 44.52 Rhododendron-alder galleries same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1997 44.52 Rhododendron-alder galleries same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1996 44.52   same
Palaearctic Habitat Classification 1993 44.52   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1991 44.52   same
CORINE Biotopes Classification 1989 44.52   same
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