EPPO Global Database

Secale cereale(SECCE)

Code created in: 2002-03-16

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: SECCE
  • Preferred name: Secale cereale
  • Authority: Linnaeus


A cereal which probably originated in Turkey, but is no longer known in the wild state (though there are several related wild species, such as S. sylvestris). Now cultivated in temperate regions worldwide.

WSSA list of weeds in North America

Common names
Name Language
rye English
Roggen German
Saatroggen German
segle French
seigle French
seigle céréale French
centeno Spanish
ferrana Spanish
grano germano Italian
segale Italian
segale comune Italian
rogge Dutch
centeio Portuguese
råg Swedish
raimugi Japanese
ライムギ Japanese
рожь посевная Russian
almindelig rug Danish
rug Norwegian
ruis Finnish
çavdar Turkish
shifon tarbuti Hebrew
שִׁיפוֹן תַּרְבּוּתִי Hebrew
żyto zwyczajne Polish
rozs Hungarian
thekër Albanian
посевна ръж Bulgarian
sègol Catalan
raž  Croatian
žito Czech
žito seté Czech
harilik rukis Estonian
sējas rudzis Latvian
rugiai Lithuanian
sėjamasis rugys Lithuanian
žito ozimé Slovak
жито посівне Ukrainian