Taxon: Triticum turgidum L. subsp. durum (Desf.) Husn.

Genus: Triticum
    Section: Dicoccoidea
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
  Subfamily: Pooideae
      Tribe: Triticeae
Nomen number: 406896
Place of publication: Graminees 4:80. 1899
Comment: [or T. turgidum Durum Group]
Name Verified on: 20-Mar-1998 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 07-Oct-2008
Species priority site is: National Small Grains Collection (NSGC)
Accessions: 9164 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: cereal (fide Cornucopia, as Triticum durum)
  • Human food: starch (fide Cornucopia, as Triticum durum)

Distributional Range:


    . only cult.


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