Species name:

Cistus monspeliensis

Taxonomy

Family

Genus

Species

monspeliensis

Nomenclature Melissopalynology

Cistus monspeliensis

Classifier

L.

Distribution

Mediterranean bush, North
Africa, Macaronesia,
temperate climate
Southeastern Asia, Australia
and North America.
In Italy prefers scrub
and garrigues (0-700 m).

Utility

Used as tea, spice,
medical herb and as
ornament. Biodiversity.

Pollen colour

Light orange

Pollen

++

Nectar

?

Pollen characteristic

Polar View: Circular
Cistus monspeliensis
Cistus monspeliensis
Cistus monspeliensis
Equatorial view : Circular
Cistus monspeliensis
Cistus monspeliensis
Cistus monspeliensis