Tall Cistus maquis

Description (English)

Meso-, thermo- and occasionally supra-Mediterranean maquis of Iberia, southern France and western Mediterranean North Africa, in which the tall, large-flowered Cistus ladanifer is prominent. Included are more or less dense, homogeneous fields of Cistus ladanifer, which can be identified by addition of digit 1 in the fourth decimal place of any of the subdivisions below, and more varied formations dominated by tall clumps of Cistus ladanifer, which can be identified by addition of digit 2 in the fourth decimal place of these subdivisions.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code S5-1D

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Cistus ladanifer
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Cistus ladanifer Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Not available For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types
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