Definition of Family Typhaceae

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

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

Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Typhaceae

family Trochilidae
family Troglodytidae
family Trogonidae
family Trombiculidae
family Trombidiidae
family Tropaeolaceae
family Trypetidae
family Tuberaceae
family Tuberculariaceae
family Tulostomaceae
family Tulostomataceae
family Tupaiidae
family Turnicidae
family Tylenchidae
family Typhaceae (current term)
family Typhlopidae
family Tytonidae
family Uintatheriidae
family Ulmaceae
family Ulvaceae
family Umbelliferae
family Unionidae
family Upupidae
family Uranoscopidae
family Ursidae
family Urticaceae
family Usneaceae
family Ustilaginaceae
family Valerianaceae

Literary usage of Family Typhaceae

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

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. Botany, with Agricultural Applications by John Nathan Martin (1920)
"Cat-tail Family (Typhaceae). — This family is mentioned because it includes the simplest of the Monocotyledons. They grow in swamps and in the edges of ..."

3. The Plant World by Plant World Association, Wild Flower Preservation Society (U.S.), Wild Flower Preservation Society of America (1900)
"family Typhaceae.—Cat-tail Family. This contains but a single genus, TI/)>/HI, which is always easily recognizable. The plants are stout and reed-like in ..."

4. Fundamentals of Botany by Charles Stuart Gager (1916)
"Cat-tail Family (Typhaceae).—The cat-tails are one of the most primitively organized family of Angio- sperms. They grow in groups or associations in swamps ..."

5. Botany for Agricultural Students by John Nathan Martin (1919)
"Cat-tail Family (Typhaceae). — This family is mentioned because it includes the simplest of the Monocotyledons. They are aquatic plants, growing in groups ..."

6. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences, 4th Series by California academy of sciences (1897)
"It has usually been associated with Typha in the family Typhaceae, but the present view (Engler and Franti, 1889) is that it should be considered the type ..."

7. 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. ..."

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