Species name:

Ligustrum vulgare

Taxonomy

Family

Species

vulgare

Nomenclature Melissopalynology

Classifier

L.

Distribution

Europe, Mediterranean area, Africa, West Asia, Australia, New Zealand and America. In Italy prefers woods deciduous thermophilic edges and bushes (0 - 1300 m).

Utility

Medicinal uses, folk medicine, decorative plant. It provides a pretty low contribution in honey production. Biodiversity.

Flowering time

V - VI

Pollen colour

green

Pollen

+

Nectar

+

Pollen characteristic

Polar View: Subcircular
Ligustrum vulgare
Ligustrum vulgare
Ligustrum vulgare
Equatorial view : Subcircular
Ligustrum vulgare
Ligustrum vulgare
Ligustrum vulgare