Taxon: Aegilops triuncialis L.

Genus: Aegilops
    Section: Aegilops
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
  Subfamily: Pooideae
      Tribe: Triticeae
Nomen number: 1552
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:1051. 1753, nom. cons.
Comment: conserved (nom. cons.) with a conserved type (Melbourne ICN Art. 14.9 & App. IV) through conservation of the genus Aegilops
Name Verified on: 20-Nov-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 21-May-2013
Species priority site is: National Small Grains Collection (NSGC)
Accessions: 591 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Gene sources: pest resistance for wheat (fide Euphytica 163:9. 2008)
  • Gene sources: secondary genetic relative of wheat (fide Euphytica 163:9. 2008)
  • Weed: (fide State Noxweed Seed)

Distributional Range:


  • Africa

    • Northern Africa: Algeria; Libya; Morocco
  • Asia-Temperate

    • Arabian Peninsula: Kuwait
    • Caucasus: Armenia; Azerbaijan; Georgia; Russian Federation - Dagestan
    • Middle Asia: Kazakhstan; Kyrgyzstan; Tajikistan; Turkmenistan; Uzbekistan
    • Western Asia: Afghanistan; Cyprus; Egypt - Sinai; Iran; Iraq; Israel; Jordan; Lebanon; Syria; Turkey
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: Pakistan - Baluchistan
  • Europe

    • East Europe: Ukraine - Krym
    • Southeastern Europe: Albania; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Bulgaria; Croatia; Greece; Italy; Macedonia; Romania; Serbia; Slovenia
    • Southwestern Europe: France; Portugal; Spain

  • Naturalized:

  • Northern America

    • : United States


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  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman & M. Hjertson Våra kulturväxters namn - ursprung och användning. Formas, Stockholm (Handbook on Swedish cultivated and utility plants, their names and origin). 2009 (Vara kulturvaxt namn)
  • Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. 1959- (F China)
  • CIBA-GEIGY, Basel, Switzerland Documenta CIBA-GEIGY (Grass weeds 1. 1980, 2. 1981; Monocot weeds 3. 1982; Dicot weeds 1. 1988) (Weed CIBA)
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  • Jahandiez, E. & R. Maire Catalogue des plantes du Maroc. 1931-1941 (L Maroc)
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