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Key to Typha

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(For a list of species in Typha, use the above link.)

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1. Pistillate bractlets 0; stigma ovate to lance-ovate; naked stem between staminate, pistillate flowers generally 0(8) cm; widest leaf blades 10–29 mm wide (fresh), 5–20 mm (dry) ..... T. latifolia

1' Pistillate bractlets present, tip width >= stigma width; stigma linear; naked stem between staminate, pistillate flowers (0)1–12 cm; widest leaf blades 4–18 mm wide (fresh), 3–15 mm (dry)

2. Leaf blade glands 0; pistillate spike dark brown; pistillate bractlet tip dark brown, generally darker than stigma, blunt ..... T. angustifolia

2' Leaf blade gland-dotted adaxially near base; pistillate spike cinnamon to medium brown; pistillate bractlet tip straw-colored (to light brown), generally paler than stigma, acute to acuminate ..... T. domingensis


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