genus Typha


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Noun1.genus Typha - reed macesgenus Typha - 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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Among the plants recognized by their phytoremediation potential we have the genus Typha that is commonly called toads, bulrush, tule, or bejuco, which has been recognized for its ability to evapotranspire groundwater, high growth rates, broad root zone, ability to bioaccumulate organic and inorganic contaminants, and tolerance to high and sometimes varied concentrations of contaminants [16-18].
The genus Typha is found all over the world in temperate and tropical zones.