Taxon: Thinopyrum elongatum (Host) D. R. Dewey

 
Genus: Thinopyrum
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
  Subfamily: Pooideae
      Tribe: Triticeae
        Subtribe: Triticinae
Nomen number: 314143
Place of publication: J. P. Gustafson, Gene Manipulat. Pl. Improv. 274. 1984
Comment: non Thinopyrum elongatum auct. nonn. (= T. ponticum (Podp.) Barkworth & D. R. Dewey)
Name Verified on: 21-Dec-2007 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 15-Sep-2011
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 104 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: fodder (fide Food Feed Crops US, as Elytrigia elongata)
  • Animal food: forage (fide Food Feed Crops US, as Elytrigia elongata)
  • Gene sources: potential for salt tolerance in wheat (fide J Exp Bot 57:1070. 2006)
  • Gene sources: tertiary genetic relative of wheat (based on induced chromosome translocation from "Agropyron elongatum" fide Euphytica 73:206, 207. 1994)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Africa

    • Northern Africa: Algeria; Egypt; Morocco; Tunisia
  • Asia-Temperate

    • Caucasus: Armenia; Azerbaijan; Georgia; Russian Federation - Dagestan; Russian Federation-Ciscaucasia - Ciscaucasia
    • Western Asia: Cyprus; Israel; Syria; Turkey
  • Europe

    • Eastern Europe: Russian Federation-European part - European part; Ukraine
    • Southeastern Europe: Albania; Bulgaria; Croatia; Greece; Italy; Romania; Slovenia
    • Southwestern Europe: France; Portugal; Spain

References:

  • Colmer, T. D. et al. 2006. Use of wild relatives to improve salt tolerance in wheat J. Exp. Bot. 57:1059-1078.
  • Euro+Med Editorial Committee Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource). (EuroMed Plantbase)
  • FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. 1993- (F NAmer)
  • International Seed Testing Association A Multilingual Glossary of Common Plant-Names 1. Field crops, grasses and vegetables, ed. 2. 1982 (Mult Glossary Crops)
  • Jarvie, J. K. 1992. Taxonomy of Elytrigia sect. Caespitosae and sect. Junceae (Gramineae: Triticeae) Nordic J. Bot. 12:159.
  • Jiang, J. et al. 1994. Recent advances in alien gene transfer in wheat (Euphytica) 73:199-212.
  • Jiang, J. et al. 1994. Recent advances in alien gene transfer in wheat (Euphytica) 73:199-212.
  • Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  • Soreng, R. J. et al. 2003. Catalogue of New World grasses (Poaceae): IV. Subfamily Pooideae Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 48:653.
  • Wang, R. R.-C. 2011. Chapter 2. Agropyron and Psathyrostachys (Wild Crop Rel Cer) 77-108.
  • Wang, R. R.-C. et al. 2010. Analyses of Thinopyrum bessarabicum, T. elongatum, and T. junceum chromosomes using EST-SSR markers (Genome) 53:1083-1089.
  • Wang, R. R.-C. et al. 2010. Analyses of Thinopyrum bessarabicum, T. elongatum, and T. junceum chromosomes using EST-SSR markers (Genome) 53:1083-1089.

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