Triticum polonicum

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Triticum polonicum
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Clade: Commelinids
Order: Poales
Family: Poaceae
Genus: Triticum
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. ^ "Triticum polonicum". International Plant Names Index (IPNI). Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Retrieved 12 March 2009.