Species name:

Melia azedarach

Taxonomy

Family

Genus

Species

azedarach

Nomenclature Melissopalynology

Melia azedarach

Classifier

L.

Distribution

America, Hawaii, Europe, Africa, South Asia, Micronesia, Japan, Australia and New Zealand

Utility

It is used as an insecticide on crops, for production of woody manufactures. It is an oil with a high content of linoleic acid and oleic acid is extracted from the seeds. It has numerous medicinal properties. It is used to consolidate bare slopes and landslides. It provides to a little contribution in honey production (Doran and Turnbull, 1997). Ornamental plant and biodiversity.

Flowering time

IV - VI

Pollen colour

/

Pollen

+

Nectar

+

Pollen characteristic

Polar View: Quadrangular
Equatorial view : Circular