Definition of Typha

1. Noun. Reed maces; cattails.

Exact synonyms: Genus Typha
Generic synonyms: Liliopsid Genus, Monocot Genus
Group relationships: Cattail Family, Family Typhaceae, Typhaceae
Member holonyms: Cattail



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Typha

Tympanuchus cupido cupido
Tympanuchus pallidicinctus
Tyndale
Tyndall
Tyndall blue
Tyndall effect
Tyndall phenomenon
Tyndall stone
Tyndallization
Tyne
Tyne River
Tyne and Wear
Tyneside
Tynwald
Type 1 GM1 gangliosidosis
Typha
Typha angustifolia
Typha latifolia
Typhaceae
Typhlopidae
Typhoean
Typhoeus
Typhoid Mary
Typhoid Marys
Typhon
Tyr
Tyranni
Tyrannidae
Tyrannosaurus rex
Tyrannus

Literary usage of Typha

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1. The American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge by Charles Anderson Dana (1876)
"The best known species is the common or broad-leaved cat-tail (typha latifolia), found all over this and nearly all other countries; it 15 often 8 or 10 ft. ..."

2. The Phytologist: A Popular Botanical Miscellany edited by George Luxford, Edward Newman (1851)
"W. Hooker and Dr. Arnott, a locality recorded for that rare plant typha minor, on the authority of Dr. Bromfield, in the following words :'—" I have a ..."

3. A Dictionary of Chemistry and the Allied Branches of Other Sciences by Henry Watts (1869)
"typha. Two species of this water-plant have been chemically investigated. The pollen of T. latifolia contains, according to Braconnot (Ann. Ch. Phys. ..."

4. The Journal of Microscopy and Natural Science: The Journal of the Postal by Allen, Postal Microscopical Society (1884)
"Seeds of typha latifolia have evidently been mounted by a novice, from a specimen ... I should like to see fruit of the Lesser Bulrush (typha Augustifolia); ..."

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