Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to Typha: Typha angustifolia
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Typha - reed macesTypha - reed maces; cattails      
liliopsid genus, monocot genus - genus of flowering plants having a single cotyledon (embryonic leaf) in the seed
cattail family, family Typhaceae, Typhaceae - perennial marsh plants with creeping rootstocks and long linear leaves
cattail - tall erect herbs with sword-shaped leaves; cosmopolitan in fresh and salt marshes
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
The most widely used CW design in Europe is the horizontal subsurface flow system vegetated with the common reed (Phragmites australis), although other plant species, such as cattails (Typha spp), bulrushes (Scirpus spp.), and reed canary grass (Phalaris arundinacea), have been used for both domestic and industrial wastewater treatments (Calheiros et al., 2007).
Litoria fallax is frequently locally abundant in swamps and in bulrush (Typha spp., Typhaceae) beds, although it has undergone marked decline in recent decades in metropolitan Sydney, New South Wales, mostly due to massive urban residential development and consequent loss of habitat, but also to the practice of local government councils of persistent clearing of Typha spp.
These include Bidens connata Muhl., Ceratophyllum demersum L., Conoclinium coelestinum (L.) DC., Lindernia dubia (L.) Pennell, Ludwigia peploides (HBK) Raven, Najas guadalupensis, Phalaris arundinacea L., Potamogeton nodosus Poir., Sagittaria latifolia Willd., and Typha latifolia L.
(2008) reported root surfaces of Typha latifolia and rice accumulated the highest concentrations and proportion of Fe in the presence of iron plaque.
The linear portions of Baker Creek are sporadically vegetated, ranging from sections that are 80% covered with Cattails (Typha latifolia) to other sections where only trace amounts of emergent aquatic vegetation are present.
Under the process, called ' Engineered Wetland Technology', three different species native to natural wetlands-- phragmites karka, acorous calamus and typha latifolia -- were cultivated in specially created gravel beds lowered into treatment cells.
(2010) tambem observaram uma reducao no numero medio de OPG em caprinos naturalmente infectados por nematoides alimentados com Typha domingensis (taboa) e da Operculina hamiltonii (batata de purga).
Diferentes plantas (typha, Typha angustifolia L.; Platano verde Enano, Musa spp AAA) gracias a sus actividades antiinflamatorias o antioxidantes, podrian reducir la actividad de FAI en modelos de inflamacion colica o de cancer colorrectal (13,44).
Tamaricaceae Typha orientalis Typhaceae Species Plots of Plots of earth asphalt roadside roadside Amaranthus retroflexus Y Amaranthus viridis Y Y Rhus typhina L.