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Taxon: Triticum turgidum L. subsp. palaeocolchicum Á. Löve & D. Löve

Genus: Triticum
Section: Dicoccoidea
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Pooideae
Tribe: Triticeae
Subtribe: Triticinae
Nomen number: 406897
Place of publication: Bot. Not. 114:50. 1961
Link to protologue:
  • • [or Triticum turgidum Palaeocolchicum Group]
  • • since this name was originally based on T. palaeocolchicum A. B. Menabde, an illegitimate, superfluous name (Shenzhen ICN Art. 52), there is no parenthetical authorship (Shenzhen ICN Art. 58)
Name Verified on: 20-Mar-1998 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 4 (4 active, 4 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:

  • Georgian emmer  (Source: Dict Rehm) - English
  • kolchischer Emmer  (Source: Dict Rehm) - German

Distributional Range:


    • CAUCASUS: Georgia


  1. Badaeva, E. D. et al. 2015. Chromosomal passports provide new insights into diffusion of Emmer Wheat. PLoS One 10(5): e0128556. Pages 1-25. Note: as "Triticum karamyschevii or Colchic emmer"
  2. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  3. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants Note: = Triticum. karamyschevii Nevski
  4. 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: lists as "paleocolchicum"

Check other web resources for Triticum turgidum L. subsp. palaeocolchicum Á. Löve & D. Löve :

  • 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=406897. Accessed 26 February 2020.