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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 (Shenzhen ICN Art. 41.3), the spelling of which is adopted under Shenzhen ICN Art. 61
Name Verified on: 11-Dec-2006 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 705 (635 active, 633 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Autonyms (not in current use), synonyms and invalid designations:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym, I invalid designation)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: starch (as T. dicoccon)

Distributional Range:

    Cultivated (only cult.)


  1. Badaeva, E. D. et al. 2015. Chromosomal passports provide new insights into diffusion of Emmer Wheat. PLoS One 10(5): e0128556. Pages 1-25. Note: as Triticum dicoccon Schrank
  2. Liu, W. et al. 2017. Genome-wide association mapping reveals a rich genetic architecture of stripe rust resistance loci in emmer wheat (Triticum turgidum ssp. dicoccum). Theor. Appl. Genet. 130:2249-2270.
  3. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. 1998. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2
  4. Padulos, S. et al., eds. 1996. Hulled wheats. Promoting the conservation and use of underutilized and neglected crops. 4:1-269.
  5. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  6. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants Note: = Triticum dicoccon
  7. Slageren, M. W. van. 1994. Wild wheats: a monograph of Aegilops L. and Amblyopyrum (Jaub. & Spach) Eig. Agric. Univ. Wageningen Pap. 94-7:1-512.
  8. Wang, S. et al. 2014. Characterization of polyploid wheat genomic diversity using a high-density 90000 single nucleotide polymorphism array. Pl. Biotechnol. J. 12:787-796. Note: as Triticum turgidum subsp. "dicoccum Shrank ex Schübler Thell"

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. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=314587. Accessed 5 July 2020.