Southwestern Iberian tall cistus maquis

Description (English)

Cistus ladanifer-dominated formations rich in gorses, spiny brooms or, occasionally, heathers, abundant on usually shallow soils in the thermo- and meso-Mediterranean zones of the southwest of the Iberian peninsula.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code S5-1D1

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

History

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012) F5.231 Southwestern Iberian tall cistus maquis same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F5.231 Southwestern Iberian tall cistus maquis same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F5.231 Southwestern Iberian tall cistus maquis same
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