Taxon profile


Lesser Bulrush
Typha angustifolia L.

kingdom Plantae - plants »  divisio Magnoliophyta - flowering plants »  class Liliopsida - monocotyledons »  order Poales »  family Typhaceae »  genus Typha - cattail

Scientific synonyms

Massula angustifolia (L.) Dulac
Typha angustifolia var. calumetensis Peattie
Typha elatior Boenn.
Typha angustifolia var. elatior (Boenn.) Nyman
Typha angustifolia var. elongata (Dudley) Wieg.
Typha foveolata Pobed.
Typha angustifolia f. foveolata (Pobed.) Mavrodiev
Typha glauca Seg.-Vianna
Typha gracilis Rchb.
Typha angustifolia var. longispicata Peck

Other names

= Narrow-leaf Cat-tail
= Narrowleaf Cattail

Least Concern


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Links and literature

CZ Danihelka J., Chrtek J., Kaplan Z., Wild J. (2011): Seznam jmen cévnatých rostlin použitých v nálezové databázi květeny České republiky [], Botanický ústav AV ČR [as Typha angustifolia L.]
Data retrieved on: 21 November 2013
EN Botanical Society of British Isles [], Botany Department, The Natural History Museum [as Typha angustifolia L.]
Data retrieved on: 11 May 2012
EN Pest Information Wiki [Typha_angustifolia_(weed)]

Pest Information Wiki [] [as Typha angustifolia L.]
Data retrieved on: 5 March 2016
CZ Kubát et al. (2002): Klíč ke květeně České republiky, Academia, Praha [as Typha angustifolia L.]
Data retrieved on: 26 May 2019
EN C. Ulloa et al. (2017): An integrated assessment of the vascular plant species of the Americas, Science. 358. 1614-1617 [as Typha angustifolia L.]
Data retrieved on: 19 September 2019
EN Danihelka J., Chrtek J. Jr. & Kaplan Z. (2012): Seznam cévnatých rostlin květeny České republiky, Preslia 84: 647–811 [as Typha angustifolia L.]
Data retrieved on: 18 August 2019
EN Rintanen, T. (1996): Changes in the flora and vegetation of 113 Finnish lakes during 40 years, Ann. Bot. Fennici 33: 101–122 [as Typha angustifolia]

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