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Common name

English: Southern Cattail

Mandarin: 长苞香蒲 (chang bao xiang pu)


Kingdom: Plantae (2659)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2572)

    Class: Liliopsida (392)

      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


Climate: tropical

Habitat: hydrophytic

Habit: herb

External links

Check for Typha domingensis at

World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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