Eastern Mediterranean high maquis

Description (English)

Maquis of Greece and the Balkan peninsula, with Erica arborea, Arbutus unedo, Arbutus andrachne, Myrtus communis, Pistacia terebinthus, Phillyrea latifolia, Juniperus oxycedrus, Quercus coccifera, Quercus ilex.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code S5-1B3

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Arbutus andrachne
Flowering Plants Arbutus unedo
Flowering Plants Erica arborea
Conifers Juniperus oxycedrus
Flowering Plants Myrtus communis
Flowering Plants Phillyrea latifolia
Flowering Plants Pistacia terebinthus
Flowering Plants Quercus coccifera
Flowering Plants Quercus ilex
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Arbutus andrachne Flowering Plants
Arbutus unedo Flowering Plants
Erica arborea Flowering Plants
Juniperus oxycedrus Conifers
Myrtus communis Flowering Plants
Phillyrea latifolia Flowering Plants
Pistacia terebinthus Flowering Plants
Quercus coccifera Flowering Plants
Quercus ilex 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) F5.213 Eastern Mediterranean high maquis same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F5.213 Eastern Mediterranean high maquis same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F5.213 Eastern Mediterranean high maquis same
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