Swaziland's Flora Database:
Typha capensis (Rohrb.) N.E.Br.
(name current 2016)
(Typha latifolia subsp. capensis)
Growth form: Herb
Found within protected areas
Local abundance: abundant
Description (Compton's Flora of Swaziland*):
Typha latifolia subsp. capensis - Vegetative parts hairless. Leaves soft, dark green, a few cm wide, c 1 m more or less above water. Stem taller than leaves, sometimes up to 2 m above water. Male flowers light brown, females dark brown.
* Where species names have changed, these have been matched according to herbarium specimens quoted in this publication.
Culverwell, J., K.P. Braun (in prep). Mlawula Nature Reserve Annotated Flora Checklist (incomplete, unpublished)