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Taxon: Triticum aestivum L. subsp. sphaerococcum (Percival) Mac Key

 
Genus: Triticum
Section: Triticum
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Pooideae
Tribe: Triticeae
Subtribe: Triticinae
Nomen number: 406904
Place of publication: Svensk Bot. Tidskr. 48:586. 1954
Link to protologue:
Comment: [or T. aestivum Sphaerococcum Group]
Name Verified on: 20-Mar-1998 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 35 (32 active, 29 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Common names:

  • Indian dwarf wheat  (Source: Cornucopia) - English
  • shot wheat  (Source: World Econ Pl) - English
  • indischer Kugelweizen  (Source: Dict Rehm) - German
  • indischer Zwergweizen  (Source: Dict Rehm) - German
  • trigo indio  (Source: Dict Rehm) - Spanish

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: cereal (as T. sphaerococcum)

Distributional Range:

    Cultivated (only cult.)

References:

  1. Facciola, S. 1990. Cornucopia, a source book of edible plants Kampong Publications. Note: = Triticum sphaerococcum
  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 sphaerococcum
  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.

Check other web resources for Triticum aestivum L. subsp. sphaerococcum (Percival) Mac Key :

  • 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.

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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=406904. Accessed 31 March 2020.