Lentisc brush

Description (English)

Pistacia lentiscus -dominated or -rich formations, widespread and abundant in thermo-Mediterranean and coastal meso-Mediterranean zones of the entire Mediterranean basin; locally, similar formations may appear in warm inland meso-Mediterranean areas. Often low and sometimes very open, the lentisc scrub can in favourable situations reach a height of several metres, grading into arborescent matorral (unit S5123).

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code S51J4

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Not available

Other classifications

Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type
EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012) F5.514 Lentisc brush same
For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types


Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F5.514 Lentisc brush same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F5.514 Lentisc brush same
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