Definition of Genus typha
1. Noun. Reed maces; cattails.
Generic synonyms: Liliopsid Genus, Monocot Genus
Group relationships: Cattail Family, Family Typhaceae, Typhaceae
Member holonyms: Cattail
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Typha
Literary usage of Genus typha
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The English Cyclopaedia by Charles Knight (1867)
"... The genus Typha is known by the male and female flowers being both seated on the same spike, the male flowers being uppermost ; the stamens are setose, ..."
2. The Chicago Medical Journal and Examiner (1884)
"2 genera, 2 species : genus typha (Cat-tail Flag).. T. latifolia (Common Cattail or Reed-mace). Medical properties : Root—astringent, emollient, detergent. ..."
3. Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania by Royal Society of Tasmania (1882)
"Sir Joseph Hooker, in his " Flora of Tasmania," speaking of the order " Typhaceae," etc., refers the genus " Typha " to Australia, New Zealand, ..."
4. The New International Encyclopædia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1902)
"Some authors я»; ploy it in a restricted sense as the designation "' plants of the genus Typha, also known a* ' ': tail or reed-mace. ..."