Definition of Genus Typha

1. Noun. Reed maces; cattails.

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

Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Typha

genus Tulestoma
genus Tulipa
genus Tulostoma
genus Tunga
genus Tupaia
genus Tupinambis
genus Turbatrix
genus Turnix
genus Turreae
genus Turritis
genus Tursiops
genus Tussilago
genus Tylenchus
genus Tympanuchus
genus Typha (current term)
genus Tyrannosaurus
genus Tyrannus
genus Tyto
genus Uca
genus Uintatherium
genus Ulex
genus Ulmus
genus Ulva
genus Uma
genus Umbellularia
genus Umbrina
genus Unio
genus Upupa
genus Urginea

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. ..."

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