Typha latifolia


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Noun1.Typha latifolia - tall marsh plant with cylindrical seed heads that explode when mature shedding large quantities of downTypha latifolia - tall marsh plant with cylindrical seed heads that explode when mature shedding large quantities of down; its long flat leaves are used for making mats and chair seats; of North America, Europe, Asia and North Africa
cattail - tall erect herbs with sword-shaped leaves; cosmopolitan in fresh and salt marshes
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It is about 8 Poaceae which are quoted certain species frequently ingested: Hordeum murinum and Poa annua, 1 Typhacee Typha latifolia and 1 Cyperacees Scirpus sp, followed by family of Iridaceae represented by Iris pseudacurus, and family of Plantaginaceae by Plantago crasiifolia.
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.
All three wetland cells were planted with Typha latifolia and the obtained average removal efficiency was above 30% for COD, where horizontal wetland cell was more effective in COD removal.
2008) reported root surfaces of Typha latifolia and rice accumulated the highest concentrations and proportion of Fe in the presence of iron plaque.
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.
En el lado oeste del mismo camino, los zanjones presentan asociaciones de Erytryna crista-galli, Sagittaria montevidensis y Typha latifolia.
Glyceria triflora 1 + + 2 r Beckmannia syzigachne r 2 + Equisetum fluviatile + 1 2 Eleocharis palustris + + Eleocharis mamillata Companions Ranunculus sceleratus r r Agrostis stolonifera + r Persicaria hydropiper r r Bidens raidatus r r Other species: Carex vesicata 2 in 3; Ranunculus radicans 3 in 4; Agrostis gigantea r, Juncus ranarius + in 7; Carex acuta and Hippuris vulgaris + in 8; Sparganium glomeratum +, Ranunculus gmelinii 1 in 9; Alisma plantago-aquatica, Alopecurus aequalis and Riccia rhenana r, Cicuta virosa 1 in 11; Carex rostrata and Typha latifolia +, Spirodela polyrhiza 1 in 12.
Although some studies were conducted on Chefa wetland, studies on importance of Typha latifolia and Cyperus plant species for making mattresses and supporting the livelihoods were lacking.
El segundo estuvo formado por Typha latifolia, Schoenoplectus californicus, Paspalum distichum, Hydrocotyle ranunculoides y Ludwigia peploides, que junto con Myriophyllum heterophyllum definieron a la vegetacion de esta cienega.