Species name:

Asphodelus microcarpus

Taxonomy

Species

microcarpus

Nomenclature Melissopalynology

Asphodelus

Classifier

Salzm. & Viv.

Distribution

Mediterranean area, Africa, Macaronesia, North America and Australasian. In Italy fallow arid fields, pasture and garigues (0-1200 m).

Utility

Food and decorative plant. It has a primary importance in multifloral and unifloral honey productions. Biodiversity.

Flowering time

III - V

Pollen colour

/

Pollen

+

Nectar

+++

Pollen characteristic

Polar View: Triangular
Asphodelus microcarpus
Asphodelus microcarpus
Asphodelus microcarpus
Equatorial view : Planoconvex
Asphodelus microcarpus
Asphodelus microcarpus
Asphodelus microcarpus