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5. Typha domingensis Pers., Syn. Pl. 2:532. 1807. Napper in Redhead & Polhill, l.c. 2; Cook in Tutin et al., l.c. 276.


  • Typha angustata Bory & Chaub.
  • Typha australis Schum. & Thonn.

    Robust plant 1.5-3.0 m or more tall, stem somewhat stout; leaf sheath usually open at throat, margin free; lamina 5-12 mm broad. Flowering stem equal or somewhat smaller than the leaves; male and female flowers separated; staminate spike covered with pointed or linear hairs, hairs often laciniate at apex; covered with bracts; apiculate, translucent; pollens usually free; female spikes with c. 1 mm long peduncles; stigma linear and usually equal to the hairs and bracts.

    Fl. Per.: Most of the year.

    Type: Described from the Dominican Republic.

    Distribution: Pantropical.


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