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World Checklist of Selected Plant Families (WCSP)



Triticum spelta L., Sp. Pl.: 86 (1753).

This name is a synonym.

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

Spelta vulgaris Ser., Ann. Sci. Phys. Nat. Lyon 5: 114 (1842).

Triticum vulgare convar. spelta (L.) Alef., Landw. Fl.: 334 (1866).

Triticum vulgare subsp. spelta (L.) Körn. in F.A.Körnicke & H.Werner, Handb. Getreidebaus 1: 41, 75 (1885).

Triticum sativum subsp. spelta (L.) Hack. in H.G.A.Engler & K.A.E.Prantl, Nat. Pflanzenfam. 2(2): 81 (1887).

Triticum aestivum var. spelta (L.) Fiori in A.Fiori & al., Fl. Italia 1: 108 (1896).

Zeia spelta (L.) Lunell, Amer. Midl. Naturalist 4: 226 (1915).

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

Original Compiler: W.D.Clayton, R.Govaerts, K.T.Harman, H.Williamson & M.Vorontsova