Luso-Extremaduran heaths

Description (English)

Formations rich in Erica umbellata, or sometimes Erica aragonensis, of the meso-Mediterranean and occasionally thermo-Mediterranean zones of the western parts of the Iberian peninsula, intermediate between heath and maquis.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code S4248

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Erica umbellata
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Erica umbellata Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012) F4.248 Luso-Extremaduran heaths same
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types


Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F4.248 Luso-Extremaduran heaths same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F4.248 Luso-Extremaduran heaths same
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