Species name:

Dipsacus fullonum

Taxonomy

Species

fullonum

Nomenclature Melissopalynology

Distribution

Euro-Mediterranean, North
Africa, Asia Minor, Indonesia,
Australia, New Zealand
and America. In Italy prefers
fallow fields, ruins, roadsides
(0-1400 m).

Utility

Widely used in textile processing and as ornamental plant. It provides a very important contribution in honey production. Biodiversity.

Flowering time

VI - VIII

Pollen colour

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Pollen

+

Nectar

+++

Pollen characteristic

Polar View: Subcircular
Dipsacus fullonum
Dipsacus fullonum
Dipsacus fullonum
Equatorial view : Suboblate
Dipsacus fullonum
Dipsacus fullonum
Dipsacus fullonum