Typhaceae Typha latifolia L.

Broadleaf Cattail

Mahuna - Drug, Pediatric Aid

Use documented by:
Romero, John Bruno, 1954, The Botanical Lore of the California Indians, New York. Vantage Press, Inc., page 56

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Scientific name: Typha latifolia L.
USDA symbol: TYLA (View details at USDA PLANTS site)
Common names: Broadleaf Cattail
Family: Typhaceae
Family (APG): Typhaceae
Native American Tribe: Mahuna
Use category: Drug
Use sub-category: Pediatric Aid
Notes: Plant used for newborns with bleeding navels.

RECRD: 96541 id: 41254