Typhaceae

plural noun Ty·pha·ce·ae \tīˈfāsēˌē\

Definition of Typhaceae

  1. :  a family of perennial marsh plants (order Pandanales) with creeping rootstocks, long linear leaves, and cylindrical spikes of flowers

typhaceous

\(ˈ)tī¦fāshəs\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of typhaceae

New Latin, from Typha, type genus + -aceae


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