Species name:

Prunus avium

Taxonomy

Family

Genus

Species

avium

Nomenclature Melissopalynology

Classifier

(L.) L.

Distribution

Europe, Africa, Asia, America, Australia and New Zealand. In Italy cultivated and naturalized (0 - 1500 m)

Utility

Food and drink. Cultivated for fruits and precious wood. Source of vitamine medicinal use. Ornamental plant, honey production and biodiversity.

Flowering time

IV - V

Pollen colour

Greenish

Pollen

+

Nectar

++

Pollen characteristic

Polar View: Subtriangular
Prunus avium
Prunus avium
Prunus avium
Equatorial view : Oval, Oblate
Prunus avium
Prunus avium
Prunus avium