USDA ARS United States Department of Agriculture
Agricultural Research Service, Beltsville Area

Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN)

  GRIN Taxonomy for Plants
Jump to common names  Jump to economic impacts  Jump to distribution  Jump to references  Jump to synonyms  Jump to links to other online resources  Jump to images

***Please tell us why you value GRIN Taxonomy***

Taxon: Aegilops speltoides Tausch

Genus: Aegilops section: Sitopsis
Family: Poaceae (alt. Gramineae) subfamily: Pooideae tribe: Triticeae.
Nomen number: 1547
Place of publication: Flora 20:108. 1837
Name verified on: 20-Nov-1996 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 08-Oct-2008
Species priority site is: National Small Grains Collection (NSGC).
Accessions: 104 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.


See also subordinate taxa:


Common names:

  • himri   (Source: Pap AU Wagen ) – Transliterated Kurdish   [Aegilops speltoides var. speltoides]
  • nimri   (Source: Pap AU Wagen ) – Transliterated Kurdish   [Aegilops speltoides var. speltoides]
  • tandat bockvete   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish

Economic importance:

  • Animal food: forage   (fide Wild Wheat 24-26. 1987, as Triticum speltoides; F Iraq 9:188. 1968)
  • Gene sources: disease resistance for wheat   (to leaf and stem rust fide Wild Wheat)
  • Gene sources: pest resistance for wheat   (fide Euphytica 163:8-9. 2008)
  • Gene sources: progenitor of B-genome in wheat   (fide Mol Biol Evol 24:225. 2007)
  • Gene sources: secondary genetic relative of wheat   (fide Pap AU Wagen 94-7:309. 1994)

Distributional range:

      Native:
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Western Asia: Iran [w.]; Iraq; Israel; Lebanon; Syria; Turkey
  • EUROPE
    Southeastern Europe: Bulgaria; Greece

      Naturalized:
  • naturalized elsewhere

References:

  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman & M. Hjertson. 2009. Våra kulturväxters namn - ursprung och användning. Formas, Stockholm (Handbook on Swedish cultivated and utility plants, their names and origin).
  • Davis, P. H., ed. 1965–1988. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands.
  • Hammer, K. 1980. Zur Taxonomie und Nomenklatur der Gattung Aegilops L. Feddes Repert. 91:247.
  • Kilian, B. et al. 2007. Independent wheat B and G genome origins in outcrossing Aegilops progenitor haplotypes. Molec. Biol. Evol. 24:217–227.
  • Kimber, G. & M. Feldman. 1987. Wild wheat, an introduction. [= Triticum speltoides (Tausch) Gren. ex K. Richt.].
  • Löve, Á. 1984. Conspectus of the Triticeae. Feddes Repert. 95:491. [= Sitopsis speltoides (Tausch) Á. Löve].
  • Mouterde, P. 1966–. Nouvelle flore du Liban et de la Syrie.
  • Rechinger, K. H., ed. 1963–. Flora iranica.
  • Schneider, A. et al. 2008. Utilisation of Aegilops (goatgrass) species to widen the genetic diversity of cultivated wheat. Euphytica 163:8–9.
  • Slageren, M. W. van. 1994. Wild wheats: a monograph of Aegilops L. and Amblyopyrum (Jaub. & Spach) Eig. Agric. Univ. Wageningen Pap. 94–7:309.
  • Townsend, C. C. & E. Guest. 1968. Flora of Iraq. 9:188.
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964–1980. Flora europaea.
  • Zohary, D. & D. Imber. 1963. Genetic dimorphism in fruit types in Aegilops speltoides. Heredity 18:223.
  • Zohary, M. & N. Feinbrun-Dothan. 1966–. Flora palaestina.
More:

Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Aegilops speltoides Tausch:


Images:

More:
  • Check PlantSystematics.org for additional images
  • Google Images Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.
Jump to GrainGenes: A database for Triticeae and Avena

Abbreviations & symbols in GRIN Taxonomy

| USDA | ARS | GRIN | NPGS | New Search |

Cite as:
USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?1547 (01 August 2014)

Please send us your comments

Close Window

Ctrl P to print