helianthus


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helianthus

(ˌhiːlɪˈænθəs)
n, pl -thuses
(Plants) any plant of the genus Helianthus, such as the sunflower and Jerusalem artichoke, typically having large yellow daisy-like flowers with yellow, brown, or purple centres: family Asteraceae (composites)
[C18: New Latin, from Greek hēlios sun + anthos flower]
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Noun1.helianthus - any plant of the genus Helianthus having large flower heads with dark disk florets and showy yellow rayshelianthus - any plant of the genus Helianthus having large flower heads with dark disk florets and showy yellow rays
flower - a plant cultivated for its blooms or blossoms
genus Helianthus - genus of tall erect or branched American annual or perennial herbs with showy flowers: sunflowers
Helianthus angustifolius, swamp sunflower - sunflower of eastern North America having narrow leaves and found in bogs
common sunflower, Helianthus annuus, mirasol - annual sunflower grown for silage and for its seeds which are a source of oil; common throughout United States and much of North America
giant sunflower, Helianthus giganteus, tall sunflower, Indian potato - very tall American perennial of central and the eastern United States to Canada having edible tuberous roots
Helianthus laetiflorus, showy sunflower - tall rough-leaved perennial with a few large flower heads; central United States
Helianthus maximilianii, Maximilian's sunflower - tall perennial of central United States to Canada having golden-yellow flowers
Helianthus petiolaris, prairie sunflower - similar to the common sunflower with slender usually branching stems common in central United States
Helianthus tuberosus, Jerusalem artichoke sunflower, girasol, Jerusalem artichoke - tall perennial with hairy stems and leaves; widely cultivated for its large irregular edible tubers
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Sunflowers make up the group Helianthus of which there are about 67 species, they are native to the Americas and have helped shaped man's history through the ages where they have been developed for medicine, food, dyes and oils.
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