EPPO Global Database

Triticum durum(TRZDU)

Overview
Last modification: 2002-02-03

Basic information
  • EPPO code: TRZDU
  • Preferred name: Triticum durum
  • Authority: Desfontaines

Notes

A tetraploid wheat, derived from T. turgidum (q.v.), now widely cultivated as hard wheat, used for production of pasta, couscous etc. 


Other scientific names
Name Authority
Triticum pyramidale Percival
Triticum turgidum subsp. durum (Desfontaines) Husnache

Common names
Name Language
durum wheat English
flint wheat English
hard wheat English
macaroni wheat English
pasta wheat English
Durumweizen German
Glasweizen German
Hartweizen German
blé dur French
trigo duro Spanish
trigo fanfarrón Spanish
trigo fideos Spanish
trigo maccaronero Spanish
trigo moruno Spanish
trigo semolero Spanish
frumento duro Italian
grano duro Italian
harde tarwe Dutch
hårdvete Swedish
пшеница твёрдая Russian
makarnalık buğday Turkish
keményszemű búza Hungarian
grurë Albanian
твърда пшеница Bulgarian
blat dur Catalan
pšenica  Croatian
tvrdá pšenice Czech
тврда пшеница Serbian
pšenica tvrdá Slovak
trda pšenica Slovene
пшениця тверда Ukrainian