Taxon: Triticum aestivum L. subsp. spelta (L.) Thell.

 
Genus: Triticum
    Section: Triticum
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
  Subfamily: Pooideae
      Tribe: Triticeae
Nomen number: 406903
Place of publication: Naturwiss. Wochenschr. ser. 2, 17(33):471. 1918
Comment: [or T. aestivum Spelta Group]
Name Verified on: 20-Mar-1998 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 14-Jul-2010
Species priority site is: National Small Grains Collection (NSGC)
Accessions: 1346 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

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Economic Importance:

  • Human food: cereal (fide L Edible Pl, as T. spelta)
  • Human food: starch (fide L Edible Pl, as T. spelta)
  • Gene sources: primary genetic relative of wheat (hexaploid fide Kuckuck 1982, as T. spelta)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide Herbs Commerce ed2, as T. spelta)

Distributional Range:

    Cultivated:

    . only cult.

References:

  • Facciola, S. Cornucopia, a source book of edible plants. 1990 (Cornucopia)
  • Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2. 1998 (Food Feed Crops US)
  • Padulos, S. et al., eds. 1996. Hulled wheats (Prom Underused Crops) 4:1-269.
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  • Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  • Slageren, M. W. van 1994. Wild wheats: a monograph of Aegilops L. and Amblyopyrum (Jaub. & Spach) Eig Agric. Univ. Wageningen Pap. 94-7:82.
  • Slageren, M. W. van 1994. Wild wheats: a monograph of Aegilops L. and Amblyopyrum (Jaub. & Spach) Eig Agric. Univ. Wageningen Pap. 94-7:94.
  • Wiersema, J. H. & B. León World economic plants: a standard reference (on-line edition) [medicinal plants only]. (World Econ Pl Med)

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Check other web resources for Triticum aestivum L. subsp. spelta (L.) Thell. :

  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.

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