Triticum polonicum

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Triticum polonicum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
Order: Poales
Family: Poaceae
Subfamily: Pooideae
Tribe: Triticeae
Genus: Triticum
Species: T. polonicum
Binomial name
Triticum polonicum

Triticum polonicum, also known as the Polish wheat, is an ordinary variant of wheat. It's a tetraploid species with 28 chromosomes. It can be found in small areas of the Mediterranean region, Ethiopia, Russia and in other regions of Asia. It was first described by Carl Linnaeus in 1762.[1]


  1. ^ International Organization for Plant Information (IOPI). "Plant Name Search Results" (HTML). International Plant Names Index. Retrieved 12 March 2009.