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
|EUNIS habitat type||code S51J4|
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)||F5.514||Lentisc brush||same|