Helianthus meaning

hēlēanəs
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A taxonomic genus within the tribe Heliantheae — the sunflowers.
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Origin of helianthus

  • From Ancient Greek ἥλιος (helios, “sun”) + ἄνθος (anthos, “flower”). Named by botanist Carl von Linnaeus (1707-1778).
    From Wiktionary