Genus: ×Triticosecale Wittm. ex A. Camus

Family: Poaceae
Subfamily: Pooideae
Tribe: Triticeae
Subtribe: Triticinae
Common names: triticale
Genus number: 12927
Last updated: 13-Mar-2017
Accession Count: 2231 (2097 active, 1981 available) in National Plant Germplasm System
Comments: [= Triticum × Secale]

List of Species Records in GRIN


  1. Hammer, K. et al. 2011. Taxonomic remarks on Triticum L. and × Triticosecale Wittm.. Genet. Resources Crop Evol. 58:3-10.
  2. Mac Key, J. 2005. Chapter 1. Wheat: Its concept, evolution, and taxonomy. 1-61.
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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: Accessed 21 July 2019.