Taxon: Triticum dicoccon Schrank

Synonym of Triticum turgidum subsp. dicoccon

Genus: Triticum
    Section: Dicoccoidea
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
  Subfamily: Pooideae
      Tribe: Triticeae
        Subtribe: Triticinae
Nomen number: 40571
Place of publication: Baier. Fl. 1:389. 1789 (G. Schübler, Diss. char. descr. cereal. 29. 1818 "dicoccum")
Comment: valid publication by Schrank is accepted here, in accordance with the arguments of Mansfeld (1958), Humphries (1978), and B. Baum (pers. comm. by e-mail on 11 Dec 2006) and contrary to those in Taxon 47:707-708. 1998)
Name Verified on: 11-Dec-2006 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 13-Mar-2017
Species priority site is: National Small Grains Collection (NSGC)
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System


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