Species name:

Erica arborea

Taxonomy

Family

Genus

Species

arborea

Nomenclature Melissopalynology

Erica arborea gr.

Classifier

L.

Distribution

South Europe, Mediterranean
area, Africa,
Macaronesia, West Asia,
South eastern Australia
and New Zealand. In
Italy prefers scrubs,
copse of oak groves and
garrigues (0-900 m).

Utility

Wood and ornament. Unifloral honey production and biodiversity.

Flowering time

III - V

Pollen colour

Pink Orange

Pollen

+

Nectar

++

Pollen characteristic

Outline 1: Subtriangular
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Erica arborea
Erica arborea
Outline 2: Subtriangular
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Erica arborea