Species name:

Cercis siliquastrum

Taxonomy

Genus

Species

siliquastrum

Nomenclature Melissopalynology

Cercis

Classifier

L.

Distribution

Euro - Mediterranean area
West Asia and Australia. In
Italy prefers thermophile deciduous
forests (0 - 800 m).

Utility

Wood, nitrogen fixation,
decorative plant. It provides a pretty low contribution in honey production. Biodiversity.

Flowering time

III - IV

Pollen colour

Light grey

Pollen

++

Nectar

++

Pollen characteristic

Polar View: Subtriangular
Cercis siliquastrum
Cercis siliquastrum
Cercis siliquastrum
Equatorial view : Subcircular, Oval
Cercis siliquastrum
Cercis siliquastrum
Cercis siliquastrum