Species name:

Diplotaxis erucoides

Taxonomy

Species

erucoides

Nomenclature Melissopalynology

Brassica
20-25 μm

Classifier

(L.) DC.

Distribution

Euro-Mediterranean area,
North Africa, Western Asia
and North America. In Italy
field, vineyards and allotments
(0-1100 m).

Utility

Food. It provides a fairly good contribution in honey production. Biodiversity. (Flora nettarifera e Apicoltura in Umbria Menghini e D'Albore).

Flowering time

I - XII

Pollen colour

Greenish yellow

Pollen

+

Nectar

++

Pollen characteristic

Polar View: Circular, Subcircular
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Equatorial view : Suboblate
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