Species name:

Corylus avellana

Taxonomy

Genus

Species

avellana

Nomenclature Melissopalynology

Corylus avellana

Classifier

L.

Distribution

North and South America, Europe, Africa, Asia, Russia, New Zealand and Japan

Utility

Is the most widely grown plants for commercial nuts production. The bark, leaves, catkins and fruits are sometimes used medicinally. It is noted for attracting wildlife. The seed contains up to 65% of a non-drying oil, used in paints, cosmetics. Bark and leaves are a tannin source. Wood is used for inlay work, small items of furniture, basketry, etc. Wood also yields a good quality charcoal. It is pollinated by wind. It is an allergenic pollen. Ornamental plant and biodiversity.

Flowering time

I - IV

Pollen colour

Light Yellow (greenish yellow)

Pollen

++

Nectar

/

Pollen characteristic

Polar View: Subtriangular
Corylus avellana
Corylus avellana
Corylus avellana
Equatorial view : Oblate, Oval
Corylus avellana
Corylus avellana
Corylus avellana