Species name:

Olea europaea

Taxonomy

Family

Genus

Species

europea

Nomenclature Melissopalynology

Classifier

L.

Distribution

South Europe, Mediterranean area, North Africa, West Asia, America, Australia and New Zealand. In Italy natural and cultivated (0-900 m)

Utility

Food, oil, fine wood, as ornament and biodiversity. Medicinal and cosmetic purposes.

Flowering time

IV - VI

Pollen colour

gold yellow

Pollen

+

Nectar

No

Pollen characteristic

Polar View: Subtriangular
Olea europea
Olea europea
Olea europea
Equatorial view : Subcircular, Suboblate
Olea europea
Olea europea
Olea europea