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Taxon: Triticum turgidum L. subsp. dicoccon (Schrank) Thell.

Genus: Triticum
Section: Dicoccoidea
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Pooideae
Tribe: Triticeae
Subtribe: Triticinae
Nomen number: 314587
Place of publication: Naturwiss. Wochenschr. ser. 2, 17(33):470. 1918 Aug "dicoccum (Schrank)" (Mitt. Naturwiss. Ges. Winterthur 12:146. 1918 Nov)
Link to protologue:
  • • [or T. turgidum Dicoccon Group]
  • • Thellung's citation "dicoccum (Schrank)" is an indirect reference to the basionym T. dicoccon Schrank (Melbourne ICN Art. 41.3), the spelling of which is adopted under Melbourne ICN Art. 61
Name Verified on: 11-Dec-2006 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 21-Jan-2014
Species priority site is: National Small Grains Collection (NSGC)
Accessions: 139 (123 active, 428 available) in National Plant Germplasm System


Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: starch (fide Cornucopia, as T. dicoccon); starch (fide Cornucopia, as T. dicoccon)

Distributional Range:

    Cultivated (only cult.)


  1. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2. 1998 (Food Feed Crops US)
  2. Padulos, S. et al., eds. 1996. Hulled wheats (Prom Underused Crops) 4:1-269.
  3. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)

Check other web resources for Triticum turgidum L. subsp. dicoccon (Schrank) Thell. :

  • 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.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2022. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://grinczech.vurv.cz/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=314587. Accessed 25 May 2022.