Aegilops tauschii

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Aegilops tauschii
Aegilops tauschii ARS-1.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
(unranked): Commelinids
Order: Poales
Family: Poaceae
Genus: Aegilops
Species: A. tauschii
Binomial name
Aegilops tauschii

Aegilops squarrosa auct. non L.
Patropyrum tauschii (Coss.) Löve
Triticum tauschii (Coss.) Schmalh.

Aegilops tauschii, also known as Tausch's goatgrass, is an annual grass seed that is part of the tribe Triticeae, along with wheat and some other cereals. Ae. tauschii is a diploid (2n = 2x = 14, DD) goat grass species which has contributed the D genome in common wheat.

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