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Flowers in cylindrical spikes Typhaceae
Female spikes pale brown to chestnut brown
Female inflorescence chestnut brown due to the almost complete absence of bracts at least at the surface, sometimes separated from the male inflorescence by 2 cm of bare axis or more (or continuous). Stigmas narrow-obovate. Leaves ± blue-green, biconvex. Erect perennial, usually 2–3 m high. Widespread in standing water. more common than T. domingensis in the area, and sometimes a pest Typha orientalis