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Common name

English: Yellow birdsfoot, Yellow serradella

German: Flachhülsige Serradella

Portuguese: Senradela-amarela, Senradela-brava

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2611)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2511)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2123)

      Order: Fabales (239)

        Family: Fabaceae (239)(family description)

          Genus: Ornithopus (2)

            Epithet: compressus L. (1)

Synonym: Ornithopus scorpioides M.Bieb.

compressus => flattened, pressed together

scorpioides => scorpion like, when the inflorescence resembles a scorpion's tail

Characteristics

Climate: sub-tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: herb

Flower colour: yellow

External links

Check for Ornithopus compressus at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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