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

 
Genus: Triticum
Section: Triticum
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Pooideae
Tribe: Triticeae
Subtribe: Triticinae
Nomen number: 406903
Place of publication: Naturwiss. Wochenschr. ser. 2, 17(33):471. 1918
Link to protologue:
Comment: [or T. aestivum Spelta Group]
Typification:
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: 1309 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: cereal (as T. spelta)
  • Human food: starch (as T. spelta)
  • Medicines: folklore (as T. spelta)

Distributional Range:

    Cultivated (only cult.)

References:

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

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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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=406903. Accessed 24 April 2018.