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Taxon: Typha angustifolia L.

 
Genus: Typha
Family: Typhaceae
Tribe: Typheae
Nomen number: 40799
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:971. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 07-Nov-1985 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 6 (6 active, 5 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Common names:

  • cattail  (Source: Herbs Commerce ed2) - English
  • lesser reed-mace  (Source: Econ Bot) - English
  • lesser-bulrush  (Source: BSBI) - English
  • nailrod  (Source: Econ Bot) - English
  • narrow-leaf cattail  (Source: Dict Rehm) - English
  • small reed-mace  (Source: Econ Bot) - English
  • narrow-leaved cattail  (Source: ICAW) - English (Canada)
  • quenouille à feuilles étroites  (Source: ICAW) - French (Canada)
  • tabua-estreita  (Source: Dict Rehm) - Portuguese
  • anea  (Source: Dict Rehm) - Spanish
  • espadaña  (Source: Dict Rehm) - Spanish
  • smalkaveldun  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish

Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: folklore
  • Weed:

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Algeria, Libya, Morocco

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Afghanistan (n.e.), Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, Turkey
    • CAUCASUS: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Russian Federation, [Dagestan] Russian Federation-Ciscaucasia [Ciscaucasia]
    • SIBERIA: Russian Federation-Eastern Siberia, [Eastern Siberia] Russian Federation-Western Siberia [Western Siberia]
    • MIDDLE ASIA: Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan
    • MONGOLIA: Mongolia
    • CHINA: China (n.)

    Europe
    • NORTHERN EUROPE: Denmark, Finland, Ireland, Norway, Sweden, United Kingdom
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Netherlands, Poland, Slovakia, Switzerland
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Belarus, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Russian Federation, [Kalmykia, Astrakhan, Saratov, Volgograd] Russian Federation-European part, [European part] Ukraine
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Bulgaria, Croatia, Italy, Montenegro, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France, Portugal, Spain

    Northern America
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [Québec, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, New Brunswick]
    • WESTERN CANADA: Canada [Saskatchewan, Manitoba]
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Connecticut, Indiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Illinois, Oklahoma (n.w.), Wisconsin]
    • NORTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Colorado, Wyoming]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Delaware, Kentucky (n.), Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia]


    Naturalized

    Northern America
    • North America (natzd. elsewhere)


References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Botanical Society of the British Isles. BSBI taxon database (on-line resource).
  3. Correll, D. S. & H. B. Correll. 1975. Aquatic and wetland plants of southwestern United States, 2 vols.
  4. Cufodontis, G. 1953-1972. Enumeratio plantarum aethiopiae: Spermatophyta.
  5. Darbyshire, S. J. 2003. Inventory of Canadian Agricultural Weeds Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada. 15.
  6. Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage
  7. Euro+Med Editorial Committee. Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource).
  8. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America.
  9. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). URL: http://ecocrop.fao.org/ecocrop/srv/en/cropListDetails?code=&relation=beginsWith&name=Typha+angustifolia&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  10. Godfrey, R. K. & J. W. Wooten. 1979-1981. Aquatic and wetland plants of southeastern United States, 2 vol.
  11. Hess, H. E. et al. 1976. Flora der Schweiz, ed. 2.
  12. Holm, L. et al. 1979. A geographical atlas of world weeds Note: including Typha domingensis
  13. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  14. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  15. Morton, J. F. 1975. Cattails (Typha spp.) - weed problem or potential crop?. Econ. Bot. 29:9.
  16. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  17. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  18. Quézel, P. & S. Santa. 1962-1963. Nouvelle flore de l'Algerie.
  19. Rechinger, K. H., ed. 1963-. Flora iranica.
  20. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  21. Skvortsov, A. K., ed. 2006. Flora of the Lower Volga region 1:69.
  22. Steenis, C. G. G. J. van, ed. 1948-. Flora malesiana.
  23. Steward, A. N. 1958. Manual of vascular plants of the lower Yangtze valley.
  24. Wetter, M. A. et al. WISFLORA: Wisconsin vascular plant species (on-line resource).
  25. 2018. Mid-Atlantic invasive plant species (on-line resource)

Check other web resources for Typha angustifolia L. :

  • Flora of North America: Collaborative Floristic Effort of North American Botanists
  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Images:

  • Embryo drawing: U.S. National Seed Herbarium drawing
  • Seeds: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?40799. Accessed 21 October 2019.