Species name:

Fagopyrum esculentum

Taxonomy

Species

esculentum

Nomenclature Melissopalynology

Fagopyrum

Classifier

Moench.

Distribution

Asia, America, Europe and temperate climate areas. In Italy is cultivated in the mountains. (500 - 1500 m)

Utility

Cultivated as cereal worldwide. Consumed as salad and sweet food, alcoholic and nonalcoholic drink. Gluten-free diets. Used in Biological control. Medicinal uses. Unifloral honey production and biodiversity.

Flowering time

VII - X

Pollen colour

Yellow – brown (yellow – grey)

Pollen

+

Nectar

+++

Pollen characteristic

Polar View: Subcircular, Circular
Fagopyrum esculentum
Fagopyrum esculentum
Fagopyrum esculentum
Equatorial view : Oval, Prolate
Fagopyrum esculentum
Fagopyrum esculentum
Fagopyrum esculentum