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Scientific name of Bulrush: Typha species

Name of Bulrush in different languages:-

English: club-rush, Beer grass, Deergrass.

Sanskrit: Plava, kaseruja, kasheruka

Malayalam: Karadyppullu-കരടിപ്പുല്ല് 

Plant description:

Bulrush is a perennial weed with long stolon, fixed to rhizomes with small tubers, commonly in wetland areas weed, grow to the height of 1 to 1.5 meters, grass-like leaves, and clusters of small spikelet, brown in color, the stem are sharply tri-angled with 10 mm thick, Leaves are 50 to 80 cm long 2 cm wide, margins scabrid, bristly, and ending with acute tip.

Useful plant parts: Rhizomes

It is used as an ingredient to prepare the Ayurvedic medicine like:-

Bala Thailam

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