Cistus populifolius maquis

Description (English)

Formations dominated by Cistus populifolius, often taller, mainly of cooler, moister, shadier, siliceous or serpentine stations of the meso-Mediterranean zone of the southern half of the Iberian peninsula, in particular of Portugal, Extremadura, the Sierra Morena, the Montes de Toledo, the Iberian Range system, the mountains of Andalusia Occidental, entering in several areas into the supra- or thermo-Mediterranean zones and extending north locally to northern Iberia and Languedoc.

Source: EUNIS habitat classification

Quick facts

EUNIS habitat type code S5-1E3

Vegetation types

Relation to vegetation types (syntaxa)

Not available

Species mentioned in habitat description

Flowering Plants Cistus populifolius
Species scientific name English common name Species group
Cistus populifolius Flowering Plants

Other classifications

Not available For relation to plant communities (syntaxa), see Vegetation types


Classification Code Habitat type name Relationship type Comment
EUNIS Habitat Classification 2007 (revised descriptions 2012) F5.243 Cistus populifolius maquis same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200410 F5.243 Cistus populifolius maquis same
EUNIS Habitat Classification 200308 F5.243 Cistus populifolius maquis same
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