genus Helianthus

noun
genus of tall erect or branched American annual or perennial herbs with showy flowers: sunflowers
Hypernyms: ↑asterid dicot genus
Member Holonyms: ↑Compositae, ↑family Compositae, ↑Asteraceae, ↑family Asteraceae, ↑aster family
Member Meronyms: ↑sunflower, ↑helianthus

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