Family:
Typhaceae Juss.
Genus:
Typha L.

Typha elephantina Roxb.

This species is accepted, and its native range is Sahara to China (Yunnan).

[FWTA]

Typhaceae, F. N. Hepper. Flora of West Tropical Africa 3:1. 1968

Morphology General Habit
A herb
Ecology
Growing on the edge of permanent water and invading bare or cultivated land.

Native to:

Algeria, Assam, Bangladesh, Chad, China South-Central, East Himalaya, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, India, Libya, Mauritania, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Palestine, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Sinai, Tadzhikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Yemen

Typha elephantina Roxb. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Fl. Ind. ed. 1832, 3: 566 (1832)

Accepted by

  • Ahmed, Z.U. (ed.) (2008). Encyclopedia of Flora and Fauna of Bangladesh 12: 1-505. Asiatic Society of Bangladesh.
  • Balkrishna, A. (2018). Flora of Morni Hills (Research & Possibilities): 1-581. Divya Yoga Mandir Trust.
  • Barry, J. P. & Celles, J.S. (1991). Flore de Mauritanie 2: 360-550. Centre Regional de Documentation Pedagogique, Nice.
  • Boulos, L. (2005). Flora of Egypt 4: 1-617. Al Hadara Publishing, Cairo.
  • Dobignard, D. & Chatelain, C. (2010). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du nord 1: 1-455. Éditions des conservatoire et jardin botaniques, Genève.
  • Govaerts, R. (2004). World Checklist of Monocotyledons Database in ACCESS: 1-54382. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Sarmah, K.K. & Borthakur, S.K. (2009). A checklist of angiospermic plants of Manas national park in Assam, India Pleione 3: 190-200.

Literature

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • A. Raynal in Ann. Fac. Sci. Dakar 9: 168 (1963).
  • Adam in Bull. I.F.A.N. 23: 399-405 (1961)
  • Fl. Ind. 3: 566 (1832)
  • Graebn. in Engl., Pflanzenr. 4, 8 Typhac.: 11 (1900)
  • Maire in Mém. Soc. Hist. Nat. Afr. Nord 3: 52 (1933)

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Ahmed, Z.U. (ed.) (2008). Encyclopedia of Flora and Fauna of Bangladesh 12: 1-505. Asiatic Society of Bangladesh.
  • Barry, J. P. & Celles, J.S. (1991). Flore de Mauritanie 2: 360-550. Centre Regional de Documentation Pedagogique, Nice.
  • Boulos, L. (2005). Flora of Egypt 4: 1-617. Al Hadara Publishing, Cairo.
  • Dobignard, D. & Chatelain, C. (2010). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du nord 1: 1-455. Éditions des conservatoire et jardin botaniques, Genève.

  • Art and Illustrations in Digifolia

    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew

  • Flora of West Tropical Africa

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2022. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0