Formations dominated by the thermophile, often calciphile, heathers Erica multiflora and Erica manipuliflora, best developed in the thermo-Mediterranean zones of southern and eastern Spain, the Balearics, Sardinia, Sicily, Pantelleria, southern Italy, southern Greece and the Aegean, Mediterranean Anatolia, Cyprus and coastal Mediterranean North Africa. Western meso-mediterranean formations are listed under unit S61B, eastern meso-Mediterranean formations under unit S63C.
Source: EUNIS habitat classification
|EUNIS habitat type||code S51J2|
Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)Not available
Species mentioned in habitat description
|Classification||Code||Habitat type name||Relationship type|
|EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012)||F5.512||Thermo-Mediterranean heath-garrigues||same|