PLANT BADGE: Great Bulrush, Reedmace Typha latifolia Gaelic: Cuigeal nam ban sith Reed, `reed-grass' Phragmites communis Gaelic: cuilc; seasg CREST BADGE: A dexter cubit arm holding a dagger in pale, all proper, hilt and pommel or.
The chief wears a crested badge surmounted by three feathers. It was the practise, however, for chiefs to allow their followers to wear the crest and motto in a silver strap-and-buckle badge. This is the clansmen's badge and if you are a member of the clan you may wear it. If the clan lacks a chief, no badge is worn. [ Sir Thomas Innes, in The Scottish Tartans ]