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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)

Triticum aestivum subsp. spelta (L.) Thell., Naturwiss. Wochenschr., n.f., 17: 471 (1918).

This name is accepted.

Distribution: a cultigen from W. Transcaucasus
(10) grb nor swe (11) aut bgm cze ger hun net pol swi (12) fra por spa (13) ita rom yug (14) blr kry ruc rue ruw ukr (20) alg lby mor tun (24) eth (26) zim (33) ncs TCS (34) cyp irn pal (38) jap (40) ind (75) ver (78) kty
Lifeform: Ther.
Remarks: Derived from hybrids between Aegilops tauschii and Triticum turgidum subsp. dicoccum.
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