Species name:

Anchusa azurea (Anchusa italica)

Taxonomy

Genus

Species

italica

Nomenclature Melissopalynology

Anchusa

Classifier

Mill.

Distribution

Europe, North Africa and West Asia.

Utility

Cooked and raw food. Folk medicine. Once, from the roots, a red dye was extracted and used in cosmetics. Ornamental plant and biodiversity.

Flowering time

IV - VII

Pollen colour

Yellow, Brown

Pollen

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Nectar

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Pollen characteristic

Polar View: Subcircular, Oval
Anchusa azurea
Anchusa azurea
Anchusa azurea
Equatorial view : Oval, Prolate
Anchusa azurea
Anchusa azurea
Anchusa azurea