|Scientific Name:||Typha elephantina Roxb.|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Least Concern ver 3.1|
|Reviewer(s):||Meng, M., Homsombath, K., Juffe Bignoli, D. & Bounphanmy, S.|
This aquatic plant is is found in North Africa, South East Asia, China and West Asia. No major threats to this species have been reported and global population trends have not been studied. However, its known distribution covers a wide geographic range and can colonize a wide variety of wetland habitats. It is therefore listed as Least Concern. More research is needed to determine global population trends.
|Range Description:||It occurs in China (only Yunnan), Myanmar, India, Nepal, Pakistan, West Asia and Northern Africa.|
Native:Algeria; Chad; China (Yunnan); Egypt (Egypt (African part), Sinai); Eritrea; Ethiopia; India (Assam); Libya; Myanmar (Myanmar (mainland)); Nepal; Pakistan; Palestinian Territory, Occupied; Saudi Arabia; Senegal; Tajikistan; Turkmenistan; Uzbekistan; Yemen
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|Population:||There is no information on its global population.|
|Current Population Trend:||Unknown|
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|Use and Trade:||This plant is an astringent and has diuretic properties. It has been used against dysentery, measles and wounds.|
|Major Threat(s):||There is no information on its major threats.|
This species has been classified as rare species in China (Yu et al. 1998). More research is needed to determine global population trends and actual threats.
|Citation:||Zhuang, X. 2011. Typha elephantina. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2011: e.T164162A5757751.Downloaded on 20 April 2018.|
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