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Flowers in cylindrical spikes Typhaceae
Female spikes pale brown to chestnut brown
Female inflorescence pale brown due to the exserted tips of the numerous bracts, interspersed with dark brown stigmas, usually separated from the male inflorescence by 2–5 cm of bare axis. Stigmas linear. Leaves green, biconvex. Erect perennial 1–2 m high. Widespread in standing water. Sometimes a pest Typha domingensis