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Taxon: Triticum spelta L. var. dicoccon Schrank, nom. inval.

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: 410377
Place of publication: Baier. Fl. 1:389. 1789 "*dicoccon"
Link to protologue:
Comment: considered to have been published as a variety by Slageren (1994), but we accept here the arguments of Humphries (1978) that Schrank clearly intended this name to be at species rank
Name Verified on: 11-Dec-2006 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System


  1. Humphries, C. J. 1978. 297) Triticum L. In: V. E. Heywood (ed.), Flora europaea. Notulae systematicae ad floram Europaeam spectantes. No. 20. Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 76:368-369.
  2. Mansfeld, R. 1958. Zur Nomenklatur einiger Nutz- und Kulturpflanzen II. Kulturpflanze 6:237-242.
  3. Morrison, L. A. 1998. Lectotypification of Triticum turgidum and T. spelta (Poaceae). Taxon 47:705-710.
  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: treats as having been published by Schrank as a variety

Check other web resources for Triticum spelta L. var. dicoccon Schrank, nom. inval. :

  • 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=410377. Accessed 11 July 2020.