Malva sylvestris – High Mallow

Botanical Family Malvaceae

Bloom Time June – October

Pollen Characteristics

Dispersal Unit Monad

Aperture Number Inaperturate

Aperture Type N/A

Ornamentation Echinate/Porate

Tectum Eutectate

Size (um) 94

Shape Round

Pollen Color White

Honey Bee Resources

Pollen Source •

Nectar Source •

Pollen Load Identification

No pollen loads are actually seen on the corbicula for Malva spp., but there is typically a lot of pollen dusting on all parts of the honey bee, especially for the nectar gatherers.

 

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