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Helianthus annuus
Sunflower Sun"flow`er, n. Any plant of the genus Helianthus; -- so called probably from the form and color of its flower, which is large disk with yellow rays. The commonly cultivated sunflower is Helianthus annuus, a native of America.
Helianthus tuberosus
Jerusalem Je*ru"sa*lem, n. [Gr. ?, fr. Heb. Y?r?sh[=a]laim.] The chief city of Palestine, intimately associated with the glory of the Jewish nation, and the life and death of Jesus Christ. Jerusalem artichoke [Perh. a corrupt. of It. girasole i.e., sunflower, or turnsole. See Gyre, Solar.] (Bot.) (a) An American plant, a perennial species of sunflower (Helianthus tuberosus), whose tubers are sometimes used as food. (b) One of the tubers themselves. Jerusalem cherry (Bot.), the popular name of either of either of two species of Solanum (S. Pseudo-capsicum and S. capsicastrum), cultivated as ornamental house plants. They bear bright red berries of about the size of cherries. Jerusalem oak (Bot.), an aromatic goosefoot (Chenopodium Botrys), common about houses and along roadsides. Jerusalem sage (Bot.), a perennial herb of the Mint family (Phlomis tuberosa). Jerusalem thorn (Bot.), a spiny, leguminous tree (Parkinsonia aculeata), widely dispersed in warm countries, and used for hedges. The New Jerusalem, Heaven; the Celestial City.
Helianthus tuberosus
Synanthrose Syn*an"throse", n. [From NL. Synanther[ae] the Composit[ae]; Gr. sy`n with + ? blooming.] (Chem.) A variety of sugar, isomeric with sucrose, found in the tubers of the Jerusalem artichoke (Helianthus tuberosus), in the dahlia, and other Composit[ae].

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- Helianthus (/ˌhiːliˈænθəs/) is a genus of plants comprising about 70 species. Except for three species in South America, all Helianthus species are native...
- Helianthus annuus, the common sunflower, is a large annual forb of the genus Helianthus grown as a crop for its edible oil and edible fruits. This sunflower...
- The Jerusalem artichoke (Helianthus tuberosus), also called sunroot, sunchoke, or earth apple, is a species of sunflower native to central North America...
- Retrieved 19 January 2018. Jepson Flora: Helianthus nuttallii Plants of British Columbia: Helianthus nuttallii "Helianthus nuttallii". The Global Compositae...
- each season. "Helianthus maximiliani". The Global Compositae Checklist (GCC) – via The Plant List. Schilling, Edward E. (2006). "Helianthus maximiliani"...
- January 2018. Helianthus debilis ssp. tardiflorus. Flora of North America. Helianthus debilis ssp. tardiflorus. NatureServe. "Helianthus debilis subsp...
- Helianthus agrestis is a species of sunflower known by the common name Southeastern sunflower. It is found only in the states of Florida and Georgia in...
- species range "Helianthus petiolaris". The Global Compositae Checklist (GCC) – via The Plant List. Schilling, Edward E. (2006). "Helianthus petiolaris"....
- Helianthus is a genus of plants comprising sunflowers. Helianthus may also refer to: USS Helianthus (SP-585), U.S. Navy patrol boat Helianthus III, a yacht...
- MA. "Helianthus decapetalus (thin-leaved sunflower): Go Botany". Retrieved February 15, 2014. "Digital Atlas of the Virginia Flora | Helianthus decapetalus...
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