Species name:

Citrus reticulata (Citrus deliciosa)

Taxonomy

Family

Genus

Species

reticulata

Nomenclature Melissopalynology

Classifier

Blanco

Distribution

Native of Indo-China. Cultivated
worldwide in very
temperate climate. In Italy
cultivated (0-500 m).

Utility

Food and drink. Medical
use for vitamin and
commercial use for citric
acid. Honey production
and biodiversity.

Flowering time

III - VI

Pollen colour

Brown

Pollen

+

Nectar

+++

Pollen characteristic

Polar View: Quadrangular
Citrus reticulata
Citrus reticulata
Citrus reticulata
Equatorial view : Oval, Oblate
Citrus reticulata
Citrus reticulata
Citrus reticulata