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Vernacular names of plants within the Genus Typha


Hierarchical position of the Genus Typha

   Regnum  Plantae
common name: The plant kingdom
   Divisio  Magnoliophyta Cronquist
syn. Angiospermophyta / Anthophyta
pub. Takht. & Zimmerm. ex Reveal, Phytologia 79: 70. 29 Apr 1996.
common name: angiosperms, flowering plants
   Subdivisio  Magnoliophytina Frohne & U. Jensen ex Reveal
pub. Phytologia 79: 70. 29 Apr 1996.
common name: Angiosperms
   Classis  Liliopsida Brongn.
pub. Enum. Pl. Mus. Paris: xv, 17. 12 Aug 1843.
common name: Monocots
   Subclassis  Commelinidae Takht.
pub. Sist. Filog. Cvetk. Rast.: 171. Jan-Mar 1967.
common name: Grasses, Sedges, Rushes
   SuperOrdo  Typhanae Thorne ex Reveal
pub. Novon 2: 237. 1992.
   Ordo  Typhales Dumort.
pub. Anal. Fam. Pl.: 65. 1829.
   Familia  Typhaceae Juss.
pub. Gen. Pl.: 25. 4 Aug 1789.
common name: Cattails
   Subfamilia  Typhoideae Link
pub. Handbuch 1: 132. Jan-Aug 1829.
   Tribus  Typheae Dumort.
pub. Anal. Fam. Pl.: 66. 1829.
   Genus  Typha L.
pub. (1753)
common name: cattail

Named members of the Genus Typha

   Species  angustata Bory & Chaubard
syn. Typha domingensis
   Species  angustifolia L.
common name: narrow-leaf cattail, pu huang  (Chinese)
   Varietas  calumetensis Peattie
syn. Typha angustifolia
   Varietas  elongata (Dudley) Wieg.
syn. Typha angustifolia
   Species  domingensis Pers.
common name: southern cattail
   Species  latifolia L.
common name: broadleaf cattail
   Species  x glauca Godr. (pro sp.)

Individual specimen entries are published in the sample database supplied with The Compleat Botanica for species or varieties of this supra-generic taxon.

Additional information is available in the commercial version of The Compleat Botanica software for species with this symbol.


For a description of the methodology followed in establishing this hierarchy see the note Nomenclature used in The Compleat Botanica.


Last reviewed November 01, 2004   


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