Typha angustifolia L.

 
  • Family : TYPHACEAE
    (CATTAIL FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Typhaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Typha angustifolia L.
  • Common name : Elephant Grass, Lesser cats tail, Bulrush, Reed mace
  • Vernacular name : Aapu gida (Kannada); Jammu (Telugu); Jungli-bajri, Pan0kanis, Pun, rambejra (Marathi); Aanapullu, Aattudharbapullu, Chambu, Champu, Payapullu (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Marshy fields
  • Flower, Fruit : Throughout the year
  • Collection Nos : CJS 13556
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Kalaburagi (Gulbarga) district, Kodagu (Coorg) district
    • Kerala : All districts of Kerala
    • Maharashtra : All districts of Maharashtra
  • World Distribution : Cosmopolitan
  • Conservation Status : Least Concern (LC)
  • Literature : Seetharam et al., 2000 - Gulbarga; B. D. Sharma, S. Karthikeyan & N. P. Singh 1996 - Flora of Maharashtra state - Monocotyledons; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. http://peninsula.ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Typha angustifolia. Downloaded on 20 November 2019.

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