Ornithopus
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Vernacular names of plants within the Genus Ornithopus

bird's-foot

Hierarchical position of the Genus Ornithopus

   Regnum  Plantae
common name: The plant kingdom
  
   Divisio  Magnoliophyta Cronquist
syn. Angiospermophyta / Anthophyta
pub. Takht. & Zimmerm. ex Reveal, Phytologia 79: 70. 29 Apr 1996.
common name: angiosperms, flowering plants
  
   Subdivisio  Magnoliophytina Frohne & U. Jensen ex Reveal
pub. Phytologia 79: 70. 29 Apr 1996.
common name: Angiosperms
  
   Classis  Rosopsida Batsch
pub. Dispos. Gen. Pl. Jenens.: 28. 1788.
  
   Subclassis  Rosidae Takht.
pub. Sist. Filog. Cvetk. Rast.: 264. Jan-Mar 1967.
  
   SuperOrdo  Fabanae R. Dahlgren ex Reveal
pub. Phytologia 74: 179. 25 Mar 1993.
  
   Ordo  Fabales Bromhead
pub. Edinburgh New Philos. J. 25: 126. Jul 1838.
common name: legumes
  
   Familia  Fabaceae Lindl.
pub. Intr. Nat. Syst. Bot., ed. 2: 148. Jul 1836.
common name: Leguminosae
  
   Familia  Leguminosae Juss.
pub. Gen. Pl.: 345. 4 Aug 1789, nom. cons.
  
   Genus  Ornithopus L.
common name: bird's-foot

Named members of the Genus Ornithopus

1
   Species  compressus L.
2
   Species  isthmocarpus Coss.
syn. Ornithopus sativus ssp. isthmocarpus
3
   Species  perpusillus L.
common name: little white bird's-foot
4
   Species  pinnatus (P. Mill.) Druce
common name: yellow bird's-foot
5
   Species  roseus Dufour
syn. Ornithopus sativus ssp. isthmocarpus
6
   Species  sativus Brot.
 
7
   Subspecies  isthmocarpus (Coss.) Dostál
common name: common bird's-foot
8
   Subspecies  roseus (Dufour) Alsina
syn. Ornithopus sativus ssp. isthmocarpus
9
   Subspecies  sativus
common name: common bird's-foot

Individual specimen entries are published in the sample database supplied with The Compleat Botanica for species or varieties of this supra-generic taxon.

For a description of the methodology followed in establishing this hierarchy see the note Nomenclature used in The Compleat Botanica.

 

Last reviewed November 01, 2004   

 

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