Anchusa italica

Taxonomy

Genus

Species

italica

Nomenclature Melissopalynology

Anchusa

Classifier

Retz.

Distribution

Europe, North Africa and West Asia.

Utility

Cooked and raw food. Folk medicine. Once, from the roots, a red dye was extracted and used in cosmetics. Ornamental plant and biodiversity.

Flowering time

IV - VII

Pollen colour

Yellow, Brown

Pollen

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Nectar

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Pollen characteristic