Species name:

Cistus salviifolius

Taxonomy

Family

Genus

Species

salviifolius

Nomenclature Melissopalynology

Cistus salviifolius

Classifier

L.

Distribution

Mediterranean bush, North
Africa, Macaronesia, West
Asia, Australia and North
America. In Italy prefers oak
groves, scrub and garrigues
(0-1200 m).

Utility

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

Flowering time

IV - V

Pollen colour

Light orange

Pollen

++

Nectar

?

Pollen characteristic

Polar View: Circular
Cistus salviifolius
Cistus salviifolius
Cistus salviifolius
Equatorial view : Circular
Cistus salviifolius
Cistus salviifolius
Cistus salviifolius