Acidiphile western Mediterranean holm-oak matorral

Description (English)

Arborescent matorral of siliceous substrates of the Iberian peninsula, France, Italy, the large western Mediterranean islands and Mediterranean North Africa dominated by Quercus ilex or Quercus rotundifolia, usually with Erica arborea and Arbutus unedo.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code S5-112

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Arbutus unedo
Flowering Plants Erica arborea
Flowering Plants Quercus ilex
Flowering Plants Quercus rotundifolia
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Arbutus unedo Flowering Plants
Erica arborea Flowering Plants
Quercus ilex Flowering Plants
Quercus rotundifolia 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) F5.112 Acidiphile western Mediterranean holm-oak matorral same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F5.112 Acidiphile western Mediterranean holm-oak matorral same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F5.112 Acidiphile western Mediterranean holm-oak matorral same
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