inula

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inula

(ˈɪnjʊlə)
n
(Plants) any of various plants of the genus Inula of the family Asteraceae, which are native to Africa, Asia, and Europe
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Noun1.inula - any plant of the genus Inulainula - any plant of the genus Inula  
genus Inula - genus of Old World herbs or subshrubs: elecampane
elecampane, Inula helenium - tall coarse Eurasian herb having daisylike yellow flowers with narrow petals whose rhizomatous roots are used medicinally
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests