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Taxon: Triticum dicoccon Schrank

Synonym of Triticum turgidum L. subsp. dicoccon (Schrank) Thell.

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")
Link to protologue: http://bibdigital.rjb.csic.es/ing/Libro.php?Libro=1998&Pagina=392
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: 08-Feb-2018
Species priority site is: National Small Grains Collection (NSGC)
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System


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Check other web resources for Triticum dicoccon Schrank :

  • 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=40571. Accessed 18 June 2019.