Ornithopus L.

First published in Sp. Pl.: 743 (1753)
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is Macaronesia, Europe to Medit. and Iran, S. Brazil to NE. Argentina.

Distribution

Native to:

Albania, Algeria, Argentina Northeast, Azores, Baleares, Belgium, Brazil South, Bulgaria, Canary Is., Corse, Cyprus, Denmark, East Aegean Is., France, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Iran, Ireland, Italy, Kriti, Lebanon-Syria, Madeira, Morocco, Netherlands, Palestine, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Sardegna, Sicilia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Transcaucasus, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Uruguay, Yugoslavia

Introduced into:

Austria, Baltic States, Belarus, British Columbia, California, Cape Provinces, Central European Rus, Chile South, Costa Rica, Czechoslovakia, East European Russia, India, Jawa, Mongolia, New South Wales, New York, New Zealand North, New Zealand South, North European Russi, Northwest European R, Oregon, Queensland, South Australia, Tanzania, Tasmania, Ukraine, Victoria, Western Australia

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Govaerts, R., Nic Lughadha, E., Black, N., Turner, R. & Paton, A. (2021). The World Checklist of Vascular Plants, a continuously updated resource for exploring global plant diversity. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-021-00997-6. Scientific Data 8: 215.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Sources

  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2023. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2023. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2022 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Legumes of the World Online

    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0