Typha

noun
Ty·​pha | \ ˈtīfə \

Definition of Typha

: a genus of tall erect herbs (family Typhaceae) that occur in fresh and salt marshes and have sword-shaped leaves and monoecious flowers in dense spikes with the staminate uppermost — see cattail

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History and Etymology for Typha

New Latin, from Greek typhē cattail

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“Typha.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Typha. Accessed 21 Sep. 2021.

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