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Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Rosids
Cladus: Eurosids I
Ordo: Fabales

Familia: Fabaceae
Subfamilia: Faboideae
Tribus: Hedysareae
Genus: Onobrychis
Subgenus: O. subg. Onobrychis
Sectio: O. sect. Lophobrychis
Species: Onobrychis caput-galli

Onobrychis caput-galli (L.) Lam., 1779

Hedysarum bergerianum Spreng.
Hedysarum caput-galli L.
Hedysarum echinus Poir.
Hedysarum gallicaput E.H.L.Krause
Onobrychis affinis Verl.
Onobrychis alectorocephale St.-Lag.
Onobrychis bergeriana (Spreng.) DC.
Onobrychis caput-galli var. brevispina (Hausskn.) Chrtek & B.Slavík
Onobrychis depressa C.Presl
Onobrychis echinus DC.

Native distribution areas:

Continental: Europe
Regional: Southern Europe
Albania, Bulgaria, Cyprus, East Aegean Is., France, Greece, Italy, Kriti, Sicilia, Spain, Turkey-in-Europe, Yugoslavia
Continental: Africa
Regional: Northern Africa
Algeria, Libya, Morocco, Tunisia
Continental: Asia-Temperate
Regional: Western Asia
Iran, Iraq, Lebanon-Syria, Palestine, Transcaucasus, Turkey

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition
Primary references

Lamarck, J.-B. 1779 "1778". Flore Française, ou descriptions succincte de toutes les plantes qui croissent naturellement en France. Tome 3. Paris: Imprimerie Royale. BHL Reference page. : 2: 651.


Govaerts, R. et al. 2021. Onobrychis caput-galli in Kew Science Plants of the World online. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2021 Feb 05. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2021. Onobrychis caput-galli. Published online. Accessed: Feb 05 2021. 2021. Onobrychis caput-galli. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2021 Feb 05.
Hassler, M. 2021. Onobrychis caput-galli. World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World In: Roskovh, Y., Abucay, L., Orrell, T., Nicolson, D., Bailly, N., Kirk, P., Bourgoin, T., DeWalt, R.E., Decock, W., De Wever, A., Nieukerken, E. van, Zarucchi, J. & Penev, L., eds. 2021. Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2021 Feb 05. Reference page.
USDA, ARS, Germplasm Resources Information Network. Onobrychis caput-galli in the Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN), U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service. Accessed: 07-Oct-06.

Vernacular names
English: cockshead sainfoin
Türkçe: Pıtrak korunga

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