Secale

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rye
Wild rye.jpg
rye
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
(unranked): Commelinids
Order: Poales
Family: Poaceae
Subfamily: Pooideae
Tribe: Triticeae
Genus: Secale
L.
Type species
Secale cereale
L.
Synonyms[1]

Gramen Ség.

Secale is a genus of African and Eurasian plants in the wheat tribe wihin the grass family. The best known member is rye (Secale cereale).[2][3]

Species[1]
  1. Secale africanum Stapf - Cape Province of South Africa
  2. Secale anatolicum Boiss. - Greece, Bulgaria, Turkey, Caucasus, Iraq, Iran
  3. Secale cereale L. - Turkey; widely cultivated and naturalized in many places
  4. Secale ciliatiglume (Boiss.) Grossh. - Turkey, Iraq, Iran
  5. Secale iranicum Kobyl. - Iran
  6. Secale montanum Guss. - from Spain + Morocco to Pakistan
  7. Secale segetale (Zhuk.) Roshev. - Central Asia, Xinjiang, Kashmir, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Iran, Iraq, Caucasus
  8. Secale sylvestre Host - Balkans, Hungary, Ukraine, European Russia, Caucasus, Central Asia
  9. Secale vavilovii Grossh. - Turkey, Caucasus, Iraq, Iran
formerly included[1]

see Agropyron Brachypodium Dasypyrum Eremopyrum

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