Species name:

Medicago polymorpha (Medicago hispida)

Taxonomy

Species

polymorpha

Nomenclature Melissopalynology

Classifier

L.

Distribution

Worldwide. In Italy prefers
dry fallow, cultivated
field and dry grazing
(0 - 1000 m)

Utility

Forage and nitrogen
fixation. Food, honey
production and biodiversity.

Flowering time

III - V

Pollen colour

/

Pollen

+

Nectar

++

Pollen characteristic

Polar View: Subcircular
Medicago polymorpha
Medicago polymorpha
Medicago polymorpha
Equatorial view : Subcircular, Subprolate
Medicago polymorpha
Medicago polymorpha
Medicago polymorpha