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(First upload on November 22 2010. Last on November 5 2015) [ 日本語 | English ]

Typha latifolia L.






Mount Usu / Sarobetsu post-mined peatland
From left: Crater basin in 1986 and 2006. Cottongrass / Daylily

索引

Gama (ガマ, 蒲), cattail (broadleaf or common)
Life form: clonal perennial grass
Distribution: cosmopolitan
Habitat: early-seral species soon after disturbances, e.g., in volcanic wetlands

Field training on integrated environmental research (統合環境調査法実習) (出現種リスト)

Seed dispersal: wind

Typha L., Typhaceae (ガマ) in Japan


⇒ Engler's syllabus (エングラー体系)

Typhaceae has one genus and threee species in Japan

T. angustifolia L. (ヒメガマ)
T. latifolia L. (ガマ)
T. orientaris Presl (コガマ)

Typha latifolia in Hokkaido


ST1 ST2 ST3 ST4
[1/2] an inflorescence. At Kabuto Swamp, Sarobetsu, northern Hokkaido, on November 13 2010. [3/4] at the park of Nakatonbetsu Limestone Caves for Communication with Nature (中頓別鍾乳洞自然ふれあい公園), northern Hokkaido, on August 28 2015. The leaves ara broader than the leaves of ther two Typha species.

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