Helianthus annuus flowering plant



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Sunflower



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Helianthus annuus flower



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Sunflower oil, extracted from the seeds, is used for cooking, as a carrier oil and to produce margarine and biodiesel, as it is cheaper than olive oil.

Helianthus annuus flower



HELIANTHUS_ANNUUS

Common name:- Common sunflower.

Scientific classification
Kingdom:     Plantae
(unranked):     Angiosperms
(unranked):     Eudicots
(unranked):     Asterids
Order:     Asterales
Family:     Asteraceae
Subfamily:     Helianthoideae
Tribe:     Heliantheae
Genus:     Helianthus
Species:     H. annuus
Binomial name
Helianthus annuus

Uses:-

It is used to make edible oil .

It can be used directly in cooking and salads. American Indians had multiple uses for sunflowers in the past, such as in bread, medical ointments, dyes and body paints.

Helianthus flower



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Scientific classification
Kingdom:     Plantae
(unranked):     Angiosperms
(unranked):     Eudicots
(unranked):     Asterids
Order:     Asterales
Family:     Asteraceae
Subfamily:     Helianthodeae
Tribe:     Heliantheae
Genus:     Helianthus

Uses:-

Sunflower oil is pressed from the seeds of the sunflower. The oil is used as medicine.

Sunflower oil is used for constipation and lowering “bad” LDLcholesterol.

Some people apply sunflower oil directly to the skin for poorly healing wounds, skin injuries, psoriasis, and arthritis; and as a massage oil.

In foods, sunflower oil is used as a cooking oil.

Stiff Sunflower



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Binomial name:-Helianthus pauciflorus

Helianthus pauciflorus flower



Helianthus rigidus

Scientific classification
Kingdom:     Plantae
(unranked):     Angiosperms
(unranked):     Eudicots
(unranked):     Asterids
Order:     Asterales
Family:     Asteraceae
Tribe:     Heliantheae
Genus:     Helianthus
Species:     H. pauciflorus
Binomial name
Helianthus pauciflorus

Helianthus maximiliani flower



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Scientific classification
Kingdom:     Plantae
(unranked):     Angiosperms
(unranked):     Eudicots
(unranked):     Asterids
Order:     Asterales
Family:     Asteraceae
Genus:     Helianthus
Species:     H. maximiliani
Binomial name
Helianthus maximiliani

Helianthus giganteus flowers



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Common name:-Giant sunflower or tall sunflower

Scientific classification
Kingdom:     Plantae
(unranked):     Angiosperms
(unranked):     Eudicots
(unranked):     Asterids
Order:     Asterales
Family:     Asteraceae
Genus:     Helianthus
Species:     H. giganteus
Binomial name
Helianthus giganteus

Helianthus debilis flower



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Common name:-Cucumberleaf sunflower, beach sunflower, Weak sunflower, and East Coast dune sunflower.

Scientific classification
Kingdom:     Plantae
Order:     Asterales
Family:     Asteraceae
Genus:     Helianthus
Species:     H. debilis
Binomial name
Helianthus debilis





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