Typha domingensis Pers.

Common name

English: Southern Cattail

Mandarin: 长苞香蒲 (chang bao xiang pu)

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2505)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2404)

    Class: Liliopsida (370)

      Order: Typhales (4)

        Family: Typhaceae (3) (family description)

          Genus: Typha (3)

           Epithet: domingensis Pers. (1)

Synonym: Typha angustata Bory & Chaubard

angustata => somewhat narrow

domingensis => refers to the Caribbean island Santo Domingo, the Dominican Republic or its capital Santo Domingo de Guzmán

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habitat: hydrophytic

Habit: herb

External links

Check for Typha domingensis at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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