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Taxon: Secale cereale L. subsp. afghanicum (Vavilov) K. Hammer

Genus: Secale
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Pooideae
Tribe: Triticeae
Subtribe: Hordeinae
Nomen number: 317603
Place of publication: Kulturpflanze 35:146. 1987
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 04-Sep-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 1 (1 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use), synonyms and invalid designations:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym, I invalid designation)

Distributional Range:


    • WESTERN ASIA: Afghanistan, Iran, Iraq (n.)
    • CAUCASUS: Armenia



  1. Czerepanov, S. K. 1995. Vascular plants of Russia and adjacent states (the former USSR) Cambridge University Press. Note: = Secale segetale
  2. Frederiksen, S. & G. Petersen. 1998. A taxonomic revision of Secale L. (Triticeae, Poaceae). Nordic J. Bot. 18:414. Note: = Secale cereale subsp. ancestrale
  3. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  4. Ren, T. H. et al. 2011. Evolutionary trends of microsatellites during the speciation process and phylogenetic relationships within the genus Secale. Genome 54:316-326.
  5. Schlegel, R. H. J. 2013. Rye: Genetics, breeding, and cultivation CRC Press. Note: = Secale afghanicum
  6. Stutz, H. C. 1972. On the origin of cultivated rye. Amer. J. Bot. 59:59-70. Note: as Secale afghanicum
  7. Valkoun, J. et al. 1985. Disease resistance in the genus Aegilops L. - stem rust, leaf rust, stripe rust, and powdery mildew. Kulturpflanze 35:140.
  8. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition). Note: = Secale segetale (Zhuk.) Roshev.
  9. Zhou, J. et al. 2010. Diversified chromosomal distribution of tandemly repeated sequences revealed evolutionary trends in Secale (Poaceae). Pl. Syst. Evol. 287:49-56. Note: it included one USDA accession PI 618662

Check other web resources for Secale cereale L. subsp. afghanicum (Vavilov) K. Hammer :

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • 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.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=317603. Accessed 1 June 2020.