Typhales


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Typhales

[tī′fā·lēz]
(botany)
An order of marsh or aquatic monocotyledons in the subclass Commelinidae with emergent or floating stems and leaves and reduced, unisexual flowers having a single ovule in an ovary composed of a single carpel.
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The area lies between Topock Marsh (16 [km.sup.2]) and Beal Lake (0.9 [km.sup.2]), 2 impoundments containing mostly emergent cattails (Typha sp.; Typhales: Typhaceae) and open water.