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Taxon: Triticum aethiopicum Jakubz.

Synonym of Triticum turgidum L. subsp. durum (Desf.) van Slageren

Genus: Triticum
Section: Dicoccoidea
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Pooideae
Tribe: Triticeae
Subtribe: Triticinae
Nomen number: 317612
Place of publication: Selekc. & Semenov. 5(163):46. 1947
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 20-Mar-1998 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System


  1. Alamerew, S. et al. 2004. Genetic diversity in Ethiopian hexaploid and tetraploid wheat germplasm assessed by microsatellite markers. Genet. Resources Crop Evol. 51:559-567. Note: "no clear discrimination between the two tetraploid species Triticum durum and T. aethiopicum was observed"
  2. Bowden, W. M. 1959. The taxonomy and nomenclature of the wheats, barleys, and ryes and their wild relatives. Canad. J. Bot. 37:668. Note: mentions
  3. Haile, J. K. et al. 2012. Haplotype analysis of molecular markers linked to stem rust resistance genes in Ethiopian improved durum wheat varieties and tetraploid wheat landraces. Genet. Resources Crop Evol. 59: DOI: 10.1007/s10722-012-9880-0 Note: = Triticum durum s.l.
  4. Hanelt, P., ed. 2001. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6 Note: = Triticum turgidum subsp. abyssinicum Vavilov
  5. Mackey, J. 1966. Species relationships in Triticum. Hereditas (Beijing) 2:267.
  6. Sehnalova, J. 1973. Taxonomie rodu Triticum L.. 54. Note: = Triticum turgidum L.
  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. Note: probably not worthy of species status

Check other web resources for Triticum aethiopicum Jakubz. :

  • 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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=317612. Accessed 24 July 2019.