The TYPHACEAE /taɪˈfeɪsiː/ are a family of flowering plants . The botanical name for the family has been recognized by most taxonomists.
APG II system , of 2003 (unchanged from the
APG system , 1998),
also recognizes this family, and assigns it to the order
Poales in the
clade commelinids , in the monocots . The family then consisted of one
Members can be recognized as large marsh herbs with two-ranked leaves and a brownish compact spike of unisexual flowers .
The earliest fossils, including pollen and flowers, have been recovered from late Cretaceous deposits.
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