Meso-Mediterranean basophilous Andalusian encinares

Description (English)

Woodland dominated by Quercus rotundifolia with Juniperus oxycedrus, Daphne gnidium, Ruscus aculeatus, Asparagus acutifolius, Crataegus monogyna, Lonicera implexa, Rubia peregrina, Paeonia coriacea, Paeonia broteroi, Endymion hispanicus that represents the potential, mature vegetation of a great part of Andalusia, in the Guadalquivir basin, coastal areas and Baetic ranges, on base-rich and often silt-laden soils, under meso-Mediterranean conditions. They have been largely replaced by cultivation and, where they subsist, are often very degraded.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code T2-12431

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Asparagus acutifolius
Flowering Plants Crataegus monogyna
Flowering Plants Daphne gnidium
Flowering Plants Endymion hispanicus
Conifers Juniperus oxycedrus
Flowering Plants Lonicera implexa
Flowering Plants Paeonia broteroi
Flowering Plants Paeonia coriacea
Flowering Plants Quercus rotundifolia
Flowering Plants Rubia peregrina
Flowering Plants Ruscus aculeatus
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Asparagus acutifolius Flowering Plants
Crataegus monogyna Flowering Plants
Daphne gnidium Flowering Plants
Endymion hispanicus Flowering Plants
Juniperus oxycedrus Conifers
Lonicera implexa Flowering Plants
Paeonia broteroi Flowering Plants
Paeonia coriacea Flowering Plants
Quercus rotundifolia Flowering Plants
Rubia peregrina Flowering Plants
Ruscus aculeatus 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) G2.12431 Meso-Mediterranean basophilous Andalusian encinares same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G2.12431 Meso-Mediterranean basophilous Andalusian encinares same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G2.12431 Meso-Mediterranean basophilous Andalusian encinares same
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