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Taxon: Triticum turgidum L. subsp. palaeocolchicum Á. Löve & D. Löve

Genus: Triticum
Section: Dicoccoidea
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Pooideae
Tribe: Triticeae
Subtribe: Triticinae
Nomen number: 406897
Place of publication: Bot. Not. 114:50. 1961
Link to protologue:
  • • [or T. turgidum Palaeocolchicum Group]
  • • since this name was originally based on T. palaeocolchicum A. B. Menabde, an illegitimate, superfluous name (Melbourne ICN Art. 52), there is no parenthetical authorship (Melbourne ICN Art. 58)
Name Verified on: 20-Mar-1998 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 07-Mar-2017
Species priority site is: National Small Grains Collection (NSGC)
Accessions: 2 (2 active, 9 available) in National Plant Germplasm System


Common names:

  • Georgian emmer  (Source: Dict Rehm) - English
  • kolchischer Emmer  (Source: Dict Rehm) - German

Distributional Range:


    • CAUCASUS: Georgia


  1. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  2. Slageren, M. W. van 1994. Wild wheats: a monograph of Aegilops L. and Amblyopyrum (Jaub. & Spach) Eig Agric. Univ. Wageningen Pap. 94-7:91.

Check other web resources for Triticum turgidum L. subsp. palaeocolchicum Á. Löve & D. Löve :

  • 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. 2021. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://grinczech.vurv.cz/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=406897. Accessed 21 October 2021.