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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)

Secale cereale L., Sp. Pl.: 84 (1753).

This name is accepted.

Distribution: a cultigen from S. Turkey
(10) grb ire (11) aut bgm cze swi (12) fra (13) ita tue (14) blr blt kry ruc rue run rus ruw ukr (20) alg lby mor (21) cny (23) ggi (31) amu kam kha prm (32) kaz kgz tkm tzk uzb (33) ncs tcs (34) afg cyp irn irq lbs pal TUR (35) sau? (36) chc chi chm chn chs chx (37) mon (38) jap kor tai (40) ban ehm pak whm (42) jaw† (50) nsw soa tas vic wau (51) nzn nzs (70) ask gnl nwt yuk (71) abt brc man sas (72) nbr nfl nsc ont pei que (73) col ida mnt ore was wyo (74) ill iow kan min mso nda neb sda wis (75) cnt ini mai mas mic nwh nwj nwy ohi pen rho ver (76) ari cal nev uta (77) nwm tex (78) ala ark fla geo kty lou mry msi nca sca ten vrg wdc (79) mxc mxe mxg mxs (80) cos (83) clm ecu (84) bzs
Lifeform: Ther. or biennial
Remarks: Widely cultivated for its seeds (Rye). Derived from S. vavilovii.
Family: Poaceae
The Poaceae generic classification system originated from the GrassBase database, originally based on Genera Graminum (1985). Work is in progress to update this to a new globally accepted and collaborative generic classification based on the latest research.
Original Compiler: W.D.Clayton, R.Govaerts, K.T.Harman, H.Williamson & M.Vorontsova