EPPO Global Database

Triticum spelta(TRZSP)

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