Helianthus annuus L.

 
  • Family : ASTERACEAE
    (ASTER or SUNFLOWER FLOWER)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Compositae
  • Species : Helianthus annuus
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Helianthus annuus L.
  • Common name : Sun Flower
  • Vernacular name : Soorianganthi (Tam.); Suryakantham (Tel.)
  • Habit : Undershrub
  • Flower, Fruit : Throughout the Year
  • Native : North America
  • Comments : Cultivated for the oil from its seeds.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • World Distribution : Cultivated in most parts of the world.
  • Literature : Matthew, K.M., The Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Arun Singh R., Deepak Kumar, Raja K Swamy and Navendu Page (2016). Digital Flora of Eastern Ghats. http://easternghats.ces.iisc.ernet.in/plants.php?name=Helianthus annuus. Downloaded on 9 July 2020.

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