broad-leaved cumbungi

Typha orientalis
Aquatic
Basal
Simple
Brown
Green
Common names 
Also known as: cumbungi, Asian bulrush, broad-leaf cumbungi, bull rush, oriental bulrush , broad leaf bullrush,
Family 
Typhaceae
Deciduous 
No
Native/Exotic 
Native
Origin 
Native to eastern and south-eastern Asia (i.e. eastern Russia, China, Japan, Taiwan, the Philippines and Papua New Guinea), Australia and New Zealand.
Notifiable 
No
Council declaration 
SIL – Special Investigation List
Known distribution 

In Australia, broad-leaved cumbungi (Typha orientalis) is found growing naturally in coastal and sub-coastal districts in the northern, eastern and south-eastern parts of the country. It is common and widespread in the northern parts of the Northern Territory, northern and eastern Queensland, eastern New South Wales, the ACT, Victoria, Tasmania and south-eastern South Australia). Also native to Norfolk Island.

Widely naturalised in south-western Western Australia.

Impact and control methods 

Can Cause flooding under certain conditions