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Related to Typha: Typha angustifolia
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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
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The entire lake is no more than 10 meters deep (30 feet) but it is packed with Nile Perch and Catfish that make their habitat in the thick wetlands and beds of typha that surround its borders.
Dr Lakshmy said that Phragmites australis (Common Reed), a large perennial plant species found in wetlands, is the most dominant macrophyte followed by Typha domingensis (Southern Cattail or Cumbungi).
The habitat of the lake can be divided into three types open water with typha and Juncus on the edge; swampy area dominated by Tamarix; and surrounding rice fields with predominant Juncus.
6" W); y c) zona 3, borde del manglar al lado de una zona herbacea de Typha latifolia con predominio de R.
Tenders are invited for Removal of typha,weeds,green vegetation from Gomathi nallah @ KTPS Colony Koradi.
Other suitable plants are floating aquatics and aerators plus the slim-fit, stripy-leaved rush Zebrinus, corkscrew rush and mini bulrush, Typha minima.
The most abundant species, and the species most affected by the fire, were Schoenoplectus americanus (bulrush), Typha domingensis (Southern cattail), Bolboschoenus maritimus, Sporobolus virginicus and Distichlis spicata (saltgrass), all of which formed part of the grasslands and reed beds.
The positive side: Bryonia dioica; Avena sterilis; Withania frutescens; Arthrocnemum glaucum; Atriplex halimus; Acacia sp; Arundo donax; Typha latifolia; Calycotome intermedia; Ziziphus lotus; Zygophyllum sp; Suaeda fructicosa.
ABSTRACT: Typha latifolia leaves have been exploited as low cost biosorbent for remediation of aqueous media contaminated with the reactive dye Drimarene Blue K2RL (DB-K2RL) discharged from textile effluents.
2013), who evaluated Horizontal CW cells planted with Polyculture of the species Phragmities a y Typha l, treating acid mine drainage, who obtained a total COD removal of 35%.