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Taxon: Triticum turgidum L. subsp. durum (Desf.) van Slageren

Genus: Triticum
Section: Dicoccoidea
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Pooideae
Tribe: Triticeae
Subtribe: Triticinae
Nomen number: 406896
Place of publication: Wageningen Agric. Univ. Pap., 94(7):91. 1994 (Husnot, Graminées 80. 1899, nom. inval.)
Link to protologue:
Comment: [or T. turgidum Durum Group]; not validly published by Husnot, who did not definitely associate the final epithet with the species (Shenzhen ICN Art. 35.2)
Name Verified on: 08-Feb-2018 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 9192 (8504 active, 8306 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

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

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

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: cereal (as Triticum durum) starch (as Triticum durum) starch (as Triticum durum)

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. Page 1-25. Note: = Triticum durum
  2. Grubben, G. J. H. & Soetjipto Partohardjono, eds. 1996. Cereals. Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA) 10:140.
  3. Hammer, K. et al. 2011. Taxonomic remarks on Triticum L. and × Triticosecale Wittm.. Genet. Resources Crop Evol. 58:3-10. Note: as Triticum durum
  4. Holtz, Y. et al. 2016. Genotyping by sequencing using specific allelic capture to build a high-density genetic map of durum wheat. PLoS One 11(5): e0154609. Pages 1-20. Note: also cites "Triticum turgidum (L.) subsp. turgidum (L.) convar. durum Desf."
  5. International Seed Testing Association. 1982. A Multilingual Glossary of Common Plant-Names 1. Field crops, grasses and vegetables, ed. 2.
  6. Morrison, L. 2002. pers. comm. Note: re. common names
  7. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  8. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants Note: = Triticum durum
  9. 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.
  10. 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.
  11. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition).

Check other web resources for Triticum turgidum L. subsp. durum (Desf.) van Slageren :

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • 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=406896. Accessed 27 February 2020.