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Typha capensis (Bulrush)

Papkuil [Afrikaans]; motsitla [South Sotho]; ingcongolo, umkhanzi [Xhosa]; ibhuma [Zulu, Swazi]

Life > eukaryotes > Archaeoplastida > Chloroplastida > Charophyta > Streptophytina > Plantae (land plants) > Tracheophyta (vascular plants) > Euphyllophyta > Lignophyta (woody plants) > Spermatophyta (seed plants) > Angiospermae (flowering plants) > Monocotyledons > Order: Poales > Family: Typhaceae > Genus: Typha

Typha capensis Typha capensis (Bulrush)

Typha capensis. [photos H.G. Robertson, Iziko ]


Distribution and habitat

Distributed in wet places throughout southern and tropical Africa.


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