Species name:

Galactites tomentosa

Taxonomy

Species

tomentosa

Nomenclature Melissopalynology

Classifier

Moench

Distribution

Europe, Mediterranean
area, Africa, Macaronesia
and Asia. In Italy
prefers fallow, ruins and
roads edges (0-1300 m)

Utility

It provides a very important contribution in honey production. In Sardinia the monofloral honey of this plant is often produced. Biodiversity

Flowering time

V - VII

Pollen colour

light yellow

Pollen

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Nectar

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Pollen characteristic

Galactites tomentosa
Galactites tomentosa
Galactites tomentosa
Equatorial view : Subcircular, Suboblate
Galactites tomentosa
Galactites tomentosa
Galactites tomentosa