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This species is accepted, and its native range is Tropics & Subtropics. It is used for food.
Typha domingensis Pers.

[FSOM]

M. Thulin. Flora of Somalia, Vol. 1–4 [updated 2008] https://plants.jstor.org/collection/FLOS

Distribution
Pantropical.
Morphology Stem
Stems to 3 m tall or more
Morphology Leaves
Leaves green or yellowish-green, the sheaths not auriculated or only the uppermost ones somewhat so; blade 5–15 mm wide
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Male and female inflorescences usually separated by 1-5.5 cm; male inflorescences usually 15–35 cm long; female inflorescences 12–40 cm long, bright reddish-brown
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Gynoecium Stigma
Stigma linear, exserted

[CPLC]

Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R. & Celis, M. (eds.). 2015. Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia. Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. http://catalogoplantasdecolombia.unal.edu.co

Distribution
Nativa en Colombia; Alt. 10 - 2000 m.; Andes, Llanura del Caribe, Pacífico.
Morphology General Habit
Hierba, acuática
Conservation
No Evaluada

[UNAL]

Bernal, R., G. Galeano, A. Rodríguez, H. Sarmiento y M. Gutiérrez. 2017. Nombres Comunes de las Plantas de Colombia. http://www.biovirtual.unal.edu.co/nombrescomunes/

Vernacular
enea

[FTEA]

Typhaceae, D. M. Napper. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1971

Morphology General Habit
Stems 1.6–5 m. high.
Morphology Leaves
Leaf-sheaths with sloping scarious-margined shoulders, rarely rounded, median leaves purple-spotted within and up the base of the blade; blade linear, up to 1.5 m. long, 8–13 mm. wide, with an obtuse tip and narrow base, flat above and convex beneath in dried material, glaucescent or green above, green beneath.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescence interrupted by a 1–3 cm. long internode, the ♀ spike sometimes interrupted or constricted. Male spike 17–34(–40) cm. long, 0.9–1.5 cm. wide; bracteoles flattened, forked or laciniate above, rarely linear, red-brown, ± as long as the stamens; stamens with white filaments; anthers 2.5–3.5 mm. long, with the connective produced into a dark globose tip usually broader than the anther, paler when immature; mature pollen grains free, deep primrose-yellow. Female spike 18–25(–34) cm. long, l.4–2(–2.2) cm. wide, bright chestnut- or reddish-brown at maturity; “pedicels” numerous, subpyramidal with distinct steps 0.5–13 per sq. mm.; bracteoles numerous; stigma linear, scarcely broader than the style butdarker, much longer than the rest of the flower; carpodia numerous, irregularly distributed throughout the spike, appearing as light patches where massed together.
sex Male
Male spike 17–34(–40) cm. long, 0.9–1.5 cm. wide; bracteoles flattened, forked or laciniate above, rarely linear, red-brown, ± as long as the stamens; stamens with white filaments; anthers 2.5–3.5 mm. long, with the connective produced into a dark globose tip usually broader than the anther, paler when immature; mature pollen grains free, deep primrose-yellow.
sex Female
Female spike 18–25(–34) cm. long, l.4–2(–2.2) cm. wide, bright chestnut- or reddish-brown at maturity; “pedicels” numerous, subpyramidal with distinct steps 0.5–13 per sq. mm.; bracteoles numerous; stigma linear, scarcely broader than the style butdarker, much longer than the rest of the flower; carpodia numerous, irregularly distributed throughout the spike, appearing as light patches where massed together.
Figures
Fig. 1/1–8.
Habitat
Swamps, dams, lakes and rivers; at high altitudes in Kenya (above 1500 m.) usually in association with T. latifolia; 0–2250 m.
Distribution
pantropical K2 K3 K4 K5 K6 K7 P T1 T2 T3 T4 T5 T6 U2

[UPB]

The Useful Plants of Boyacá project

Ecology
Alt. 10 - 2000 m.
Distribution
Native from Colombia.
Conservation
Not Evaluated.
Morphology General Habit
Herb, aquatic herb.

[FWTA]

Typhaceae, F. N. Hepper. Flora of West Tropical Africa 3:1. 1968

Morphology General Habit
A tall aquatic herb up to 12 ft. high
Morphology Leaves
Very long narrow leaves
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescences brown on tall stiff unbranched peduncles
Ecology
In permanent water.

[UPB]
Use Food
Food (State of the World's Plants 2016).

Native to:

Afghanistan, Alabama, Albania, Algeria, Andaman Is., Angola, Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Argentina South, Arizona, Arkansas, Assam, Azores, Bahamas, Baleares, Bangladesh, Belize, Benin, Bermuda, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil North, Brazil West-Central, Bulgaria, Burkina, Burundi, California, Canary Is., Cape Verde, Cayman Is., Central African Repu, Chad, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Colombia, Colorado, Congo, Corse, Costa Rica, Cuba, Cyprus, Delaware, Djibouti, Dominican Republic, East Aegean Is., Ecuador, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Fiji, Florida, France, French Guiana, Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Ghana, Greece, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Illinois, India, Inner Mongolia, Iran, Iraq, Italy, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Japan, Jawa, Kansas, Kazakhstan, Kentucky, Kenya, Kirgizstan, Korea, Kriti, Krym, Lebanon-Syria, Leeward Is., Lesser Sunda Is., Libya, Louisiana, Malawi, Malaya, Mali, Manchuria, Maryland, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Mississippi, Missouri, Mongolia, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, Nebraska, Nepal, Netherlands Antilles, Nevada, New Caledonia, New Guinea, New Mexico, New South Wales, Niger, Nigeria, Norfolk Is., North Carolina, North Caucasus, Northern Territory, Oklahoma, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Philippines, Portugal, Primorye, Puerto Rico, Queensland, Romania, Rwanda, Réunion, Sardegna, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Seychelles, Sicilia, Sinai, Society Is., Somalia, South Australia, South Carolina, South European Russi, Southwest Caribbean, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Sumatera, Suriname, Tadzhikistan, Taiwan, Tanzania, Tasmania, Texas, Thailand, Togo, Transcaucasus, Trinidad-Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Uganda, Ukraine, Uruguay, Utah, Uzbekistan, Venezuela, Venezuelan Antilles, Victoria, Vietnam, Virginia, Western Australia, Wyoming, Xinjiang, Yemen, Yugoslavia, Zambia, Zaïre

Introduced into:

Chagos Archipelago, Comoros, Hawaii, Switzerland, Tennessee

Typha domingensis Pers. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 2013 Usteri, A. [230], Brazil K000887876
Feb 1, 1981 Sintenis, P.E.E. [166], Turkey K000883691
Feb 1, 1981 Sintenis, P.E.E. [166], Turkey K000883692
Feb 1, 1981 Sintenis, P.E.E. [166], Turkey K000883693
Spruce, R. [6411], Peru K000201636
Colenso, W. [6153a], New Zealand K000883683
Mexia, Y.E.J. [4414], Brazil K000837981
Harley, R.M. [16275], Brazil K000837985
Glaziou [7502], Brazil K000837990
Hoehne, W. [s.n.], Brazil K000837994
Faria, R. [24], Brazil K000837989
Thwaites, G.H.K. [C.P. 3218], Sri Lanka K000883685
Kuhlmann, J.G. [6123], Brazil K000837991
Gardner, G. [860], Brazil K000837980
Gardner, G. [860], Brazil K000837986
Constable, E.F. [5624b], New South Wales K000883684 isoneotype
Harley, R.M. [19985], Brazil K000837983
Machado, O. [s.n.], Brazil K000837992
Mexia, Y.E.J. [4414], Brazil K000837982
Macrae, J. [s.n.], Sri Lanka K000883686
Faria, R. [24], Brazil K000837987
Harley, R.M. [19985], Brazil K000837984
Faria, R. [24], Brazil K000837988
Hunt, D.R. [6314], Brazil K000837993
Schimper, W. [[366]], Sinai Typha angustata K000883690

First published in Syn. Pl. 2: 532 (1807)

Accepted by

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Literature

Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

  • ColPlantA (2021). "ColPlantA. Facilitated by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet; http://www.colplanta.org/"

Useful Plants of Boyacá Project

  • Kew’s Economic Botany collection in The State of the World’s Plants Report–2016. (2016). Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew https://stateoftheworldsplants.org/2016/

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2005). Monocotyledons and Gymnosperms of Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands Contributions from the United States National Herbarium 52: 1-415.
  • Ahmed, Z.U. (ed.) (2008). Encyclopedia of Flora and Fauna of Bangladesh 12: 1-505. Asiatic Society of Bangladesh.
  • Audru, J., Cesar, J. & Lebrun, J.-P. (1993). Les Plantes Vasculaires de la République de Djibouti. Flore Illustrée 2(2): 433-968. CIRAD, Départerment d'Elevage et de Médecine vétérinaire, Djibouti.
  • Bailey, C. & al. (2015). Guide to the Vascular Plants of Tennessee: 1-813. University of Tennessee press.
  • Barry, J. P. & Celles, J.S. (1991). Flore de Mauritanie 2: 360-550. Centre Regional de Documentation Pedagogique, Nice.
  • Barthelat, F. (2019). La flore illustrée de Mayotte: 1-687. Biotope éditions.
  • Boulvert, Y. (1977). Catalogue de la Flore de Centrafrique 2(2): 1-94. ORSTOM, Bangui.
  • Brunel, J.F., Hiepo, P. & Scholz, H. (eds.) (1984). Flore Analytique du Togo Phanérogames: 1-751. GTZ, Eschborn.
  • Catarino, L., Sampaio Martins, E., Pinto-Basto, M.F. & Diniz, M.A. (2006). Plantas Vasculares e Briófitos da Guiné-Bissau: 1-298. Instituto de investigação científica tropical, Instituto Português de apoio ao desenvolvimento.
  • Dobignard, D. & Chatelain, C. (2010). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du nord 1: 1-455. Éditions des conservatoire et jardin botaniques, Genève.
  • Espejo Serna, A. & López-Ferraria, A.R. (2000). Las Monocotiledóneas Mexicanas una Sinopsis Florística 9-11: 1-337. Consejo Nacional de la Flora de México, México D.F.
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  • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
  • Idárraga-Piedrahita, A., Ortiz, R.D.C., Callejas Posada, R. & Merello, M. (eds.) (2011). Flora de Antioquia: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares 2: 1-939. Universidad de Antioquia, Medellín.
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Flora of Somalia

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Flora of Tropical East Africa

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