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 (Melbourne ICN Art. 35.2)
Name Verified on: 08-Feb-2018 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 28-Feb-2018
Species priority site is: National Small Grains Collection (NSGC)
Accessions: 8482 in National Plant Germplasm System


Common names:

Economic Importance:

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

Distributional Range:

    Cultivated (only cult.)


  1. Grubben, G. J. H. & Soetjipto Partohardjono, eds. 1996. Cereals (Pl Res SEAs) 10:140.
  2. Hammer, K. et al. 2011. Taxonomic remarks on Triticum L. and × Triticosecale Wittm. Genet. Resources Crop Evol. 58:3-10.
  3. International Seed Testing Association A Multilingual Glossary of Common Plant-Names 1. Field crops, grasses and vegetables, ed. 2. (Mult Glossary Crops)
  4. Morrison, L. 2002. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  5. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  6. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  7. Slageren, M. W. van 1994. Wild wheats: a monograph of Aegilops L. and Amblyopyrum (Jaub. & Spach) Eig Agric. Univ. Wageningen Pap. 94-7:91.
  8. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)

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


Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: Accessed 25 May 2018.