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Triticum turgidum
(durum wheat)

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Triticum turgidum (durum wheat)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 21 November 2019
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Host Plant
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Triticum turgidum
  • Preferred Common Name
  • durum wheat
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Plantae
  •     Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •       Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •         Class: Monocotyledonae
  • Uses List
  • Cereal
  • Flour/starch
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Triticum turgidum L. (1753)

Preferred Common Name

  • durum wheat

Other Scientific Names

  • Triticum dicoccoides Körn. ex Schweinf. (1908)
  • Triticum dicoccum Schübler (1818)
  • Triticum durum Desf. (1798)

International Common Names

  • English: emmer wheat; macaroni wheat; Poulard wheat; turgid wheat; wheat (durum-)
  • Spanish: trigo duro; trigo fideos; trigo maccaronero; trigo poulard
  • French: blé dur; blé poulard

Local Common Names

  • Germany: Englischer Weizen; Hart- Weizen; Rauh- Weizen
  • Indonesia: gandum
  • Italy: frumento duro; grano duro; grano turgido
  • Netherlands: harde tarwe
  • Philippines: trigo
  • Sweden: haardvete
  • Thailand: khao-sa-le; sa-le
  • Vietnam: lusa mieesn; lusa mif

EPPO code

  • TRZDU (Triticum durum)
  • TRZTU (Triticum turgidum)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Plantae
  •         Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •             Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •                 Class: Monocotyledonae
  •                     Order: Cyperales
  •                         Family: Poaceae
  •                             Genus: Triticum
  •                                 Species: Triticum turgidum

Uses List

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Human food and beverage

  • Cereal
  • Flour/starch