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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: Loteae
Genus: Ornithopus
Species: O. × bardiei – O. compressus - O. micranthus - O. perpusillus - O. pinnatus - O. sativus - O. uncinatus


Ornithopus L., Sp. Pl.: 743 (1753).

Ornithopodium Mill., Gard. Dict. Abr. ed. 4: s.p. (1754).
Artrolobium Desv., J. Bot. Agric. 1: 121 (1813).


Govaerts, R. et al. 2019. Ornithopus in Kew Science Plants of the World online. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2019 December 1. Reference page.
Hassler, M. 2019. Ornithopus. 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. 2019. Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2019 December 1. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2019. Ornithopus. Published online. Accessed: 1 December 2019.

Vernacular names
беларуская: Сырадэля
suomi: Linnunjalat

Ornithopus, the bird's-foot,[1] is a genus of flowering plants in the family Fabaceae.
Appearance of the fruits which gave the name to the genus

Selected species:

Ornithopus compressus—yellow serradella
Ornithopus micranthus
Ornithopus perpusillus—little white bird's foot
Ornithopus pinnatus—orange bird's foot
Ornithopus sativus—serradella, common bird's foot


"Ornithopus". Natural Resources Conservation Service PLANTS Database. USDA. Retrieved 25 July 2015.

External links

USDA: Ornithopus in North America

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