Helenium

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helenium

(həˈliːnɪəm)
n
(Plants) any plant of the American genus Helenium, up to 1.6 m (5 ft) tall, some species of which are grown as border plants for their daisy-like yellow or variegated flowers: family Asteraceae
[New Latin, from Greek helenion, a plant name]
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Noun1.helenium - genus of American herbs with flowers having yellow rays: sneezeweedsHelenium - genus of American herbs with flowers having yellow rays: sneezeweeds
asterid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous herbs and some trees and shrubs
aster family, Asteraceae, Compositae, family Asteraceae, family Compositae - plants with heads composed of many florets: aster; daisy; dandelion; goldenrod; marigold; lettuces; ragweed; sunflower; thistle; zinnia
sneezeweed - any of various plants of the genus Helenium characteristically causing sneezing
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