Species name:

Glechoma hederacea

Taxonomy

Family

Species

hederacea

Nomenclature Melissopalynology

Glechoma hederacea

Classifier

L.

Distribution

America, Europe, Central East Asia, Japan, Central Africa, East Australia, New Zealand

Utility

In the 16th century, it was the chief source of bitter for flavouring beer. Same parts of the plant is used as food. Widely used in medicine and phytotherapy. It provides to a small contribution in honey production. Good ground cover, ornamental plant and biodiversity

Flowering time

III - VI

Pollen colour

Brown - yellow

Pollen

+

Nectar

+

Pollen characteristic

Polar View: Hexagonal
Equatorial view : Oval, Peroblate