Species name:

Citrus limon

Taxonomy

Family

Genus

Species

limon

Nomenclature Melissopalynology

Classifier

(L.) Osbeck

Distribution

Mediterranean bush, Africa,
Macaronesia, Asia,
Australia and America.
In Italy cultivated
(0-800 m).

Utility

Food, drinks, aroma,
vitamin source, to
marinate and medical
use. Ornamental plant,
honey production and
biodiversity.

Flowering time

I - XII

Pollen colour

Brown

Pollen

+

Nectar

+++

Pollen characteristic

Citrus limon
Citrus limon
Citrus limon
Equatorial view : Subcircular
Citrus limon
Citrus limon
Citrus limon