Triticum dicoccum (Emmer)

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Title

Triticum dicoccum (Emmer)

Subject

Starch grain viewed under 400x. Transmitted light, cross-polarized light (CPL), and CPL with γ filter.

Description

Shape: Lenticular - circular/sub-circular in plan view, biconvex in side view.
Surface: smooth
Outer wall: single
Hilum: centric
Extinction cross: radially symmetrical
Lamellae: faint/not visible
Fissures: rare - centric
Plant part: grain

Supporting literature:
Henry, A.G., Hudson, H.F., and Piperno, D.R. 2009. Changes in starch grain morphologies from cooking. Journal of Archaeological Science 36:914–922.

Source

MPERF - Modern sample

Creator

S. Prado

Date

Processed: November 15 2019

Type

Starch grain

Identifier

Starch grain

Files

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Collection

Citation

S. Prado, “Triticum dicoccum (Emmer),” McMaster Microbotanical Research Database, accessed October 3, 2022, https://macmicrobot.omeka.net/items/show/1.