Species name:

Caltha palustris

Taxonomy

Genus

Species

palustris

Nomenclature Melissopalynology

Caltha palustris

Classifier

L.

Distribution

Boreal Emisphere, Central Africa, Malaysia, New Zealand

Utility

It is a toxic plant but young leaves or buds of it are edible when cooked. Yellow dye is obtained from the flowers. Medicinal uses. It is used as ornamental plant and as ground cover, in pond and bog areas Biodiversity.

Flowering time

III - VI

Pollen colour

Yellow

Pollen

+++

Nectar

+

Pollen characteristic

Polar View: Triangular
Caltha palustris
Caltha palustris
Caltha palustris
Equatorial view : Suboblate
Caltha palustris
Caltha palustris
Caltha palustris