EPPO Global Database

Triticum spelta(TRZSP)

Last modification: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO code: TRZSP
  • Preferred name: Triticum spelta
  • Authority: Linnaeus


An ancient hexaploid bread wheat, which remained in cultivation in the Middle Ages and whose use is now favoured by environmentalists 

Common names
Name Language
espelta Catalan
spelta špalda Czech
Dinkel German
Dinkelweizen German
Grünkern German
Korn German
Spelz German
Spelzweizen German
spelt English
spelt wheat English
escanda Spanish
blé épeautre French
épeautre French
grand épeautre French
pravi pir Croatian
tönkölybúza Hungarian
granfarro Italian
gran-farro Italian
scandela Italian
spelta Italian
dinkelkoren Dutch
spelt Dutch
espelta Portuguese
пшеница спельта Russian
pšenica špaldová Slovak
pšenica sevka Slovene
крупник Serbian
spelt Swedish