Definition of Cattail family

1. Noun. Perennial marsh plants with creeping rootstocks and long linear leaves.

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



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Literary usage of Cattail family

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1. Bulletin by United States Bureau of Plant Industry (1905)
"Typha latifolia L. cattail family (Typhaceae). Broad-leaved cattail; cattail-Hag; bulrush. Native marsh plant, perennial, 4 to 8 feet high; found in marshes ..."

2. Fire Effects Information System: User’s Guide by William C. Fischer, Melanie Miller, Cameron M. Johnston, Jane K. Smith (1998)
"In North America, the cattail family Typhaceae consists of a single genus with three species: Typha latifolia L. - common cattail Typha angustifolia L. ..."

3. Bulletin by United States Bureau of Plant Industry (1905)
"Typha latifolia L. cattail family (Typhaceae). Broad-leaved cattail; cattail-flag; bulrush. Native march plant, perennial, 4 to 8 feet high; ..."

4. Annual Report by Dept. of Geology and Natural Resources, Indiana (1897)
"... cattail family. 12. TYPHA L. 23. (146.) T. LATIFOLIA L. Common Cat-tail. Reed Mace. Flag. Marshes and large ditches; frequent. May 24. ..."

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