Taxon: Ornithopus compressus L.

 
Genus: Ornithopus
Family: Fabaceae (alt.Leguminosae)
Subfamily: Faboideae
Tribe: Loteae
Nomen number: 26017
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:744. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification:
Name Verified on: 10-Jul-1987 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 22-Jul-2017
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 24 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: forage (fide Leg NEurasia; P. Hanelt, pers. comm.)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • MACARONESIA: Portugal, [Madeira Islands] Spain [Canary Islands]
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Algeria (n.), Morocco, Tunisia

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Cyprus, Iran (n.?), Israel, Lebanon, Turkey (w.)
    • CAUCASUS: Georgia

    Europe
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Albania, Bulgaria, Former Yugoslavia, Greece (incl. Crete), Italy (incl. Sardinia, Sicily)
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France (incl. Corsica), Portugal, Spain (incl. Baleares)


    Cultivated

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia

    Southern America
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Chile


    Naturalized

    Africa
    • MACARONESIA: Portugal [Azores]


References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  2. Davis, P. H., ed. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands. (F Turk)
  3. Eriksson, O. et al. Flora of Macaronesia: checklist of vascular plants, ed. 2. (L Macar ed2)
  4. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  5. Hanelt, P. 1998. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  6. Izquierdo Z., I. et al., eds. Lista de especies silvestres de Canarias: hongos, plantas y animales terrestres. 2004 (L Canarias)
  7. Jahandiez, E. & R. Maire Catalogue des plantes du Maroc. (L Maroc)
  8. Jordanov, D. et al., eds. Flora na narodna republika Balgarija. (F Bulg)
  9. Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. Flora SSSR. (F USSR)
  10. Lock, J. M. Legumes of Africa: a checklist. 1989 (Leg Africa)
  11. Meikle, R. D. Flora of Cyprus. (F Cyprus)
  12. Mouterde, P. Nouvelle flore du Liban et de la Syrie. (F Liban)
  13. Pignatti, S. Flora d'Italia. (F Ital)
  14. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  15. Pottier-Alapetite, G. Flore de la Tunisie: Angiospermes-Dicotyledones. (F Tunis)
  16. Quézel, P. & S. Santa Nouvelle flore de l'Algerie. (F Alger)
  17. Rechinger, K. H., ed. Flora iranica. (F Iran)
  18. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  19. Silva, L. et al. Listagem da fauna e flora terrestres dos Açores. Lista des plantas vasculares (Pteridophyta e Spermatophyta). (L Azores)
  20. Smythies, B. E. Flora of Spain and the Balearic Islands: checklist of vascular plants. Englera 3:1-882. (L Spain)
  21. Turland, N. J. & C. E. Jarvis 1997. Typification of Linnaean specific and varietal names in the Leguminosae (Fabaceae) (Taxon) 46:478.
  22. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. (F Eur)
  23. Visnevschi-Necrasov, T. et al. 2012. Phylogeny and genetic diversity within Iberian populations of Ornithopus L. and Biserrula L. estimated using ITS DNA sequences Spanish J. Agric. Res. 10:149-154.
  24. Yakovlev, G. P. et al. Legumes of Northern Eurasia. 1996 (Leg NEurasia)
  25. Zohary, M. & N. Feinbrun-Dothan Flora palaestina. (F Palest)

Check other web resources for Ornithopus compressus L. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • Flora del Conosur: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur
  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ILDIS: International Legume Database & Information Service
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=26017. Accessed 26 May 2018.