HyperDic: phragmites_communis

English > 1 sense of the expression Phragmites communis:
NOUNplantPhragmites communis, ditch reed, common reed, carrizotall North American reed having relative wide leaves and large plumelike panicles
English > Phragmites communis: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
Meaningtall North American reed having relative wide leaves and large plumelike panicles; widely distributed in moist areas; used for mats, screens and arrow shafts.
Synonymsditch reed, common reed, carrizo
Member ofPhragmites, genus Phragmitesreeds of marshes and riversides in tropical or temperate regions
Broaderreedtall woody perennial grasses with hollow slender stems especially of the genera ... / genera Arundo and Phragmites
Spanishbejuco, carrizo, cisca
Catalancanyís, milloca, Phragmites communis, xisca

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