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Typha domingensis

Typha domingensis

(Bulrush, Cumbungi)




Typha domingensis

Common name(s)

Bulrush, Cumbungi

Flower colour; life form

Erect grass-like plants to 3 m tall.

Distinguishing features

Grows along drains and edges of watercourses in slow moving water. Leaves narrow, flowers in oblong, brown masses, rather like a narrow kebab!. Propagated by rhizomes.