Magnolia virginiana – Sweetbay

Botanical Family Magnoliaceae

Bloom Time May – June

Pollen Characteristics

Dispersal Unit Monad

Aperture Number 1

Aperture Type Sulcus

Ornamentation Granulate/Perforate

Tectum Eutectate

Size (um) 

Shape Oval

Pollen Color 

Honey Bee Resources

Pollen Source

Nectar Source

Magnolia stellata–Star Magnolia

Botanical Family Magnoliaceae

Bloom Time March

Pollen Characteristics

Dispersal Unit Monad

Aperture Number 1

Aperture Type Sulcus

Ornamentation Granulate/Perforate

Tectum Eutectate

Size (um) 

Shape Oval

Pollen Color

Liriodendron tulipifera – Tulip Tree

Botanical Family Magnoliaceae

Bloom Time May to June

Pollen Characteristics

Dispersal Unit Monad

Aperture Number 1

Aperture Type Sulcate

Ornamentation Perforate

Tectum Eutectate

Size (um) 24

Shape Round

Pollen Color Cream

Honey Bee Resources

Pollen Source

Nectar Source

Magnolia grandiflora-Southern Magnolia

Botanical Family Magnoliaceae

Bloom Time May-June

Pollen Characteristics

Dispersal Unit Monad

Aperture Number 0-1

Aperture Type If aperture is present, it will be a sulcus

Ornamentation Granulate/Perforate

Tectum Eutectate

Size

Shape Oval