Dipsacus fullonum L.

Species in the Global Pollen Project's Master Reference Collection.

Digitised Reference Slides

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Dipsacus fullonum (rights holder: 2013 Zoya Akulova) © 2013 Zoya Akulova

Fuller's Teasel

The floral spikes from a cultivated form of Teasel were used to raise the nap of woolen fabrics. This was possible because the bracts of the receptacle in the cultivated form had hooked tips. In contrast, the wild form of Teasel (as described here) has bracts with straight tips. In horticulture, the dried floral spikes and their stalks are used in dried flower arrangements. In the past, the floral... Text © John Hilty

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