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Ornithopus perpusillus

Ornithopus perpusillus (*)

See SystemClassification 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: Ornithopus perpusillus

Ornithopus perpusillus L., 1753

Coronilla perpusilla (L.) E.H.L.Krause
Hedysarum moniliforme Burm.f.
Hippocrepis comosa Lucé
Ornithopodium missus Bubani
Ornithopodium perpusillum (L.) Medik.
Ornithopodium roseum Bubani
Ornithopus albus Bergeret
Ornithopus glaber Gand.
Ornithopus intermedius Roth
Ornithopus nodosus Mill.
Ornithopus pusillus Lepech.
Ornithopus subumbellatus Gilib.

Native distribution areas:

Continental: Africa
Regional: Northern Africa
Regional: Macaronesia
Azores, Canary Is., Madeira
Continental: Europe
Regional: Middle Europe
Belgium, Denmark, Germany, Netherlands, Poland, Switzerland
Regional: Southwestern Europe
Corse, France, Portugal, Sardegna, Spain
Regional: Northern Europe
Great Britain, Ireland
Regional: Southeastern Europe
Italy, Romania
Regional: Northern Europe
Introduced into:
Austria, Baltic States, Belarus, Central European Rus, Costa Rica, Czechoslovakia, India, Mongolia, New Zealand North, New Zealand South, Northwest European R, Transcaucasus, Ukraine, Victoria

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

Linnaeus, C. 1753. Species Plantarum. Tomus II: 743. Reference page.


Govaerts, R. et al. 2021. Ornithopus perpusillus in Kew Science Plants of the World online. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published online. Accessed: 2021 Feb 24. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2021. Ornithopus perpusillus. Published online. Accessed: Feb 24 2021. 2021. Ornithopus perpusillus. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published online. Accessed: 24 Feb 2021.
Hassler, M. 2021. Ornithopus perpusillus. 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 online. Accessed: 2021 Feb 24. Reference page.
USDA, ARS, Germplasm Resources Information Network. Ornithopus perpusillus in the Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN), U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service. Accessed: 07-Oct-06.

Vernacular names
Deutsch: Kleiner Vogelfuß
English: Bird’s-foot
suomi: Pikkulinnunjalka
hornjoserbsce: Ptača nóžka
lietuvių: Smulkioji seradėlė
Nederlands: Klein Vogelpootje

Ornithopus perpusillus or little white bird's-foot,[1] is a plant species of the genus Ornithopus.

USDA, NRCS (n.d.). "Ornithopus perpusillus". The PLANTS Database ( Greensboro, North Carolina: National Plant Data Team. Retrieved 25 July 2015.

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