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Taxon: Triticum aestivum L.

Genus: Triticum section: Triticum
Family: Poaceae (alt. Gramineae) subfamily: Pooideae tribe: Triticeae.
Nomen number: 410383
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:85. 1753, nom. cons.
Typification: View record from Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project of the Natural History Museum of London.
Comments:Name verified on: 20-Mar-1998 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 21-May-2013
Species priority site is: National Small Grains Collection (NSGC).
Accessions: 3 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.


See also subordinate taxa:


Common names:

  • bread wheat   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – English   [Triticum aestivum subsp. aestivum]
  • club wheat   (Source: World Econ Pl ) – English   [Triticum aestivum subsp. compactum]
  • cluster wheat   (Source: Dict Rehm [as T. compactum]) – English   [Triticum aestivum subsp. compactum]
  • dinkel wheat   (Source: Cornucopia [as T. spelta]) – English   [Triticum aestivum subsp. spelta]
  • dwarf wheat   (Source: Dict Rehm [as T. compactum]) – English   [Triticum aestivum subsp. compactum]
  • hedgehog wheat   (Source: Dict Rehm [as T. compactum]) – English   [Triticum aestivum subsp. compactum]
  • hulled wheat   (Source: Prom Underused Crops ) – English   [Triticum aestivum subsp. spelta]
  • Indian dwarf wheat   (Source: Cornucopia [as T. sphaerococcum]) – English   [Triticum aestivum subsp. sphaerococcum]
  • macha wheat   (Source: Dict Rehm [as T. macha]) – English   [Triticum aestivum subsp. macha]
  • shot wheat   (Source: World Econ Pl ) – English   [Triticum aestivum subsp. sphaerococcum]
  • spelt   (Source: World Econ Pl ) – English   [Triticum aestivum subsp. spelta]
  • spelt wheat   (Source: Food Feed Crops US [as T. spelta]) – English   [Triticum aestivum subsp. spelta]
  • wheat   (Source: Herbs Commerce ed2 ) – English
  • wheat   (Source: World Econ Pl ) – English   [Triticum aestivum subsp. aestivum]
  • Yunnan wheat   (Source: F ChinaEng ) – English   [Triticum aestivum subsp. yunnanense]
  • xi zang xiao mai   (Source: F ChinaEng ) – Transcribed Chinese   [Triticum aestivum subsp. tibeticum]
  • xiao mai   (Source: F ChinaEng ) – Transcribed Chinese   [Triticum aestivum subsp. aestivum]
  • yun nan xiao mai   (Source: F ChinaEng [translated from Chinese]) – Transcribed Chinese   [Triticum aestivum subsp. yunnanense]
  • épeautre   (Source: Dict Rehm [as T. spelta]) – French   [Triticum aestivum subsp. spelta]
  • blé compact   (Source: Dict Rehm [as T. compactum]) – French   [Triticum aestivum subsp. compactum]
  • blé ordinaire   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – French   [Triticum aestivum subsp. aestivum]
  • blé ramifié   (Source: Dict Rehm [as T. compactum]) – French   [Triticum aestivum subsp. compactum]
  • froment   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – French   [Triticum aestivum subsp. aestivum]
  • Dinkel   (Source: Dict Rehm [as T. spelta]) – German   [Triticum aestivum subsp. spelta]
  • indischer Kugelweizen   (Source: Dict Rehm [as T. sphaerococcum]) – German   [Triticum aestivum subsp. sphaerococcum]
  • indischer Zwergweizen   (Source: Dict Rehm [as T. sphaerococcum]) – German   [Triticum aestivum subsp. sphaerococcum]
  • Ingelweizen   (Source: Dict Rehm [as T. compactum]) – German   [Triticum aestivum subsp. compactum]
  • Machaweizen   (Source: Dict Rehm [as T. macha]) – German   [Triticum aestivum subsp. macha]
  • Saatweizen   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – German   [Triticum aestivum subsp. aestivum]
  • Spelz   (Source: Dict Rehm [as T. spelta]) – German   [Triticum aestivum subsp. spelta]
  • Weizen   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – German   [Triticum aestivum subsp. aestivum]
  • Zwergweizen   (Source: Dict Rehm [as T. compactum]) – German   [Triticum aestivum subsp. compactum]
  • farro   (Source: Prom Underused Crops ) – Italian   [Triticum aestivum subsp. spelta]
  • frumento   (Source: Mansf Ency ) – Italian   [Triticum aestivum subsp. aestivum]
  • frumento tenero   (Source: Mult Glossary Crops ) – Italian   [Triticum aestivum subsp. aestivum]
  • komugi   (Source: Names Batra ) – Japanese Rōmaji   [Triticum aestivum subsp. aestivum]
  • mil   (Source: Kulturpflanze 34:133) – Transcribed Korean   [Triticum aestivum subsp. aestivum]
  • espelta   (Source: Dict Rehm [as T. spelta]) – Portuguese   [Triticum aestivum subsp. spelta]
  • trigo   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Portuguese   [Triticum aestivum subsp. aestivum]
  • escaña   (Source: Dict Rehm [as T. spelta]) – Spanish   [Triticum aestivum subsp. spelta]
  • escanda   (Source: Dict Rehm [as T. spelta]) – Spanish   [Triticum aestivum subsp. spelta]
  • espelta   (Source: Dict Rehm [as T. spelta]) – Spanish   [Triticum aestivum subsp. spelta]
  • trigo   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Spanish   [Triticum aestivum subsp. aestivum]
  • trigo blando   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Spanish   [Triticum aestivum subsp. aestivum]
  • trigo cabezorro   (Source: Dict Rehm [as T. compactum]) – Spanish   [Triticum aestivum subsp. compactum]
  • trigo candeal   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Spanish   [Triticum aestivum subsp. aestivum]
  • trigo indio   (Source: Dict Rehm [as T. sphaerococcum]) – Spanish   [Triticum aestivum subsp. sphaerococcum]
  • trigo maka   (Source: Dict Rehm [as T. macha]) – Spanish   [Triticum aestivum subsp. macha]
  • speltvete   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish   [Triticum aestivum subsp. spelta]
  • vete   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish   [Triticum aestivum subsp. aestivum]
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Economic importance:

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Distributional range:

      Cultivated:
  • only cultivated

References:

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Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Triticum aestivum L.:


Images:

  • Caryopses: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Caryopses: Seed ID Workshop image, from Department of Horticulture and Crop Science, Ohio State University
More:
  • Check PlantSystematics.org for additional images
  • Google Images Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.
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National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?410383 (30 August 2014)

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