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  • proper n. A taxonomic genus within the tribe Heliantheae — the sunflowers.

Etymologies

From Ancient Greek ἥλιος (helios, "sun") + ἄνθος (anthos, "flower"). Named by botanist Carl von Linnaeus (1707-1778).[2] (Wiktionary)

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