Laurisilvas of Tenerife

Description (English)

Laurel forests of Tenerife, mostly restricted to the Anaga range and Los Silos, with a few smaller patches in Guimar ravines and at a few north slope sites in the La Esperanza-Agua Garcia area and the Barranco de San Antonio - Icod area. There are good representations of til (Ocotea foetens) forests (Anaga), as well as of drier Picconia excelsa-Apollonias barbujana forests (Los Silos).

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code T2-332

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Ocotea foetens
Flowering Plants Picconia excelsa
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Ocotea foetens Flowering Plants
Picconia excelsa 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) G2.332 Laurisilvas of Tenerife same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 G2.332 Laurisilvas of Tenerife same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 G2.332 Laurisilvas of Tenerife same
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