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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Triticum sativum subsp. durum (Desf.) K.Richt., Pl. Eur. 1: 130 (1890).

This name is a synonym.

Accepted Name: Triticum turgidum subsp. durum (Desf.) Husn., Graminées: 80 (1899).
Family: Poaceae
The Poaceae generic classification system originated from the GrassBase database, originally based on Genera Graminum (1985). Work is in progress to update this to a new globally accepted and collaborative generic classification based on the latest research.
Homotypic Names:

* Triticum durum Desf., Fl. Atlant. 1: 114 (1798).

Triticum sativum var. durum (Desf.) Pers., Syn. Pl. 1: 109 (1805).

Triticum vulgare convar. durum (Desf.) Alef., Landw. Fl.: 324 (1866).

Triticum aestivum var. durum (Desf.) Fiori in A.Fiori & al., Fl. Italia 1: 108 (1896).

Triticum turgidum subsp. durum (Desf.) Husn., Graminées: 80 (1899).

Triticum aestivum subsp. durum (Desf.) Thell., Fl. Adv. Montpellier: 243 (1912).

Triticum turgidum convar. durum (Desf.) Bowden, Canad. J. Bot. 40: 1709 (1962).

Gigachilon polonicum subsp. durum (Desf.) Á.Löve, Feddes Repert. 95: 497 (1984).

Triticum turgidum var. durum (Desf.) Yan ex P.C.Kuo, Fl. Reipubl. Popularis Sin. 9(3): 48 (1987).


* Basionym/Replaced Synonym

Original Compiler: W.D.Clayton, R.Govaerts, K.T.Harman, H.Williamson & M.Vorontsova