HyperDic: sunflower

English > 1 sense of the word sunflower:
NOUNplantsunflower, helianthusany plant of the genus Helianthus having large flower heads with dark disk florets and showy yellow rays
sunflower > pronunciation
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English > sunflower: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
MeaningAny plant of the genus Helianthus having large flower heads with dark disk florets and showy yellow rays.
Synonymhelianthus
Member ofgenus Helianthusgenus of tall erect or branched American annual or perennial herbs with showy flowers
NarrowerJerusalem artichoke, girasol, Jerusalem artichoke sunflower, Helianthus tuberosustall perennial with hairy stems and leaves
Maximilian's sunflower, Helianthus maximilianiitall perennial of central United States to Canada having golden-yellow flowers
common sunflower, mirasol, Helianthus annuusannual sunflower grown for silage and for its seeds which are a source of oil
giant sunflower, tall sunflower, Indian potato, Helianthus giganteusVery tall American perennial of central and the eastern United States to Canada having edible tuberous roots
prairie sunflower, Helianthus petiolarisSimilar to the common sunflower with slender usually branching stems common in central United States
showy sunflower, Helianthus laetiflorustall rough-leaved perennial with a few large flower heads
swamp sunflower, Helianthus angustifoliussunflower of eastern North America having narrow leaves and found in bogs
BroaderflowerA plant cultivated for its blooms or blossoms
Spanishgirasol, helianthus annuus, helianthus, maravilla, mirasol, tornasol
Catalangira-sol, mira-sol

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