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Traditional Medicinal Uses of Typha capensis
Indications: Administered to both people and animals. Caution: Harmful to people or animals.
Typha capensis is a tall, elegant water plant with long strap-like leaves and showy, velvety brown inflorescences on long stalks, an ideal focal point for water gardens. Birds use the inflorescences for nesting material. Control growth in small ponds by planting into submerged pots. (Credit: Wildflower Nursery)
Arnold. T.H., Prentice, C.A., Hawker, L.C., Snyman, E.E., Tomalin, M., Crouch, N.R. and Pottas-Bircher, C. (2002). Medicinal and magical plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 13. South African National Biodiversity Institute, Pretoria.