Species name:

Eryngium amethystinum

Taxonomy

Family

Species

amethystinum

Nomenclature Melissopalynology

Classifier

L.

Distribution

Euro-Mediterranean area
and America. In Italy prefers
arid grazing (0-1600 m).

Utility

Seeds oil, food, folk and alternative medicine. It provides a fairly good contribution in honey production. Biodiversity.

Flowering time

VI - VIII

Pollen

/

Nectar

++

Pollen characteristic

Polar View: Elliptic
Eryngium amethystinum
Eryngium amethystinum
Eryngium amethystinum
Equatorial view : Oval, Perprolate
Eryngium amethystinum
Eryngium amethystinum
Eryngium amethystinum