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Orange Birdsfoot Ornithopus pinnatus (6171991386)

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: Ornithopus pinnatus

Ornithopus pinnatus (Mill.) Druce, 1907

Artrolobium ebracteatum (Brot.) Desv.
Artrolobium pinnatum (Mill.) Rendle & Britten
Coronilla ebracteata (Brot.) E.H.L.Krause
Ornithopodium bracteolatum Bubani
Ornithopodium ebracteatum (Brot.) Kuntze
Ornithopus durus DC.
Ornithopus ebracteatus Brot.
Ornithopus exstipulatus Thore
Ornithopus laevigatus Sm.
Ornithopus littoralis Gand.
Ornithopus microphyllus Gand.
Ornithopus nudiflorus Lag.
Ornithopus pygmaeus Viv.
Scorpiurus pinnatus Mill.

Native distribution areas:

Continental: Africa
Regional: Northern America
Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia
Regional: Macaronesia
Azores, Canary Is., Madeira
Continental: Europe
Regional: Southwestern Europe
Baleares, Corse, France, Portugal, Sardegna, Spain
Regional: Southeastern Europe
Greece, Italy, Sicilia
Regional: Northern Europe
Great Britain
Continental: Asia-Temperate
Regional: Western Asia
East Aegean Is, Lebanon-Syria, Palestine, Turkey
Introduced into:
California, Chile South, New South Wales, New Zealand North, Queensland, Tasmania, Victoria, Western Australia

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

Druce, G.C. 1907. Journal of Botany, British and Foreign. London 45: 420.


Govaerts, R. et al. 2021. Ornithopus pinnatus 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 pinnatus. Published online. Accessed: Feb 24 2021. 2021. Ornithopus pinnatus. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published online. Accessed: 24 Feb 2021.
Hassler, M. 2021. Ornithopus pinnatus. 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 pinnatus in the Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN), U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service. Accessed: 07-Oct-06.

Vernacular names
English: Orange Birdsfoot, Yellow Serradella

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