Species name:

Asparagus acutifolius

Taxonomy

Species

acutifolius

Nomenclature Melissopalynology

Asparagus acutifolius

Classifier

L.

Distribution

South Europe, Mediterranean area and, North Africa. In Italy prefers maquis, holm oaks, deciduous forests (0-1300 m).

Utility

It is used as medicinal herb, food and an aromatic plant. It gives a pretty good contribute to Honey production until unifloral honey. Biodiversity.

Flowering time

VIII - IX

Pollen colour

Light yellow

Pollen

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Nectar

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Pollen characteristic

Polar View: Subelliptic
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Equatorial view : Planoconvex
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