Species name:

Pistacia terebinthus

Taxonomy

Species

terebinthus

Nomenclature Melissopalynology

Classifier

L.

Distribution

Europe, Mediterranean
area, North Africa, Macaronesia.
In Italy prefers arid
slopes, cliff and thermophilus
woods (0-900 m)

Utility

Turpentine source and
folk medicine. fruit,
leaves, oil, seed are
used as flavoring in food.
Ornamental plant and
biodiversity.

Flowering time

IV - VI

Pollen colour

grey - green

Pollen

++

Nectar

No

Pollen characteristic

Polar View: Subcircular
Pistacia terebinthus
Pistacia terebinthus
Pistacia terebinthus
Equatorial view : Subcircular, Suboblate
Pistacia terebinthus
Pistacia terebinthus
Pistacia terebinthus