Typha elephantina Roxb., Fl. Ind. ed. 1832 3: 566 1832. (syn: Typha elephantina var. schimperi (Rohrb.) Graebn.; Typha latifolia subsp. maresii (Batt.) Batt.; Typha maresii Batt.; Typha schimperi Rohrb.);
Sahara to China (Yunnan) as per WCSP;
Algeria; Assam; Bangladesh; Chad; China South-Central; East Himalaya; Egypt;
Eritrea; Ethiopia; India; Libya; Mauritania; Myanmar; Nepal; Pakistan;
Palestine; Saudi Arabia; Senegal; Sinai; Tadzhikistan; Turkmenistan; Uzbekistan;
Yemen as per Catalogue of Life;
TYPHA ELEPHANTINA ( HOGLA ) : 6 posts by 5 authors. Attachments (1)
Attaching a collage of Typha elephantina (HOGLA).
reminds me of cat tails in the swampy areas in eastern usa.
of course that is Typha latifolia. different sp.
A collage ……. left side is Typha latifolia…. midrib can be seen in leaf.
Middle one Typha angustifolia. Probably right one too.
Both species are abundant in Surat.
As per details available in the image, id may be correct as leaves look broad and the cross- section of the leaf also appears close as per keys in Flora of Pakistan.
Yellow Bittern (Ixobrychus sinensis)- Immature- Id for reeds? – indiantreepix | Google Groups : 1 image.
In Kolkata on 1/3/08. What these long reeds in which it is generally seen called (Scientific name etc.)?
Cat-tail (Typha spp., Typhaceae). eg. Typha latifolia, T. angustifolia
looking at broader leaves and distinct keel on lower surface of leaves it seems Typha elephantina