Helianthus

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Contains 21 accepted taxa overall.

Family:ASTERACEAE
Common Name:SUNFLOWER
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Classification

Division
Class
Sub Class
Order ASTERALES
FamilyASTERACEAE
Genus Helianthus

Citation

Citation HELIANTHUS Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 904. 1753.
Basionym: **
Type: TYPE: Helianthus annuus Linnaeus Lectotypified by Britton & A. Brown, Ill. Fl. N. U.S., ed. 2. 3: 477. 1913.

** Not applicable or data not available.

Species

Scientific NameCommon Name
Helianthus agrestis SOUTHEASTERN SUNFLOWER
Helianthus angustifolius NARROWLEAF SUNFLOWER; SWAMP SUNFLOWER
Helianthus annuus COMMON SUNFLOWER
Helianthus argophyllus SILVERLEAF SUNFLOWER
Helianthus atrorubens PURPLEDISK SUNFLOWER
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Genus Synonyms

SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Discomela Discomela Rafinesque, Neogenyton 3. 1825. TYPE: Non designatus.
Echinomeria Echinomeria Nuttall, Trans. Amer. Philos. Soc., ser. 2. 7: 356. 1840. TYPE: Echinomeria apetala (Torrey ex Nuttall) Nuttall (Rudbeckia apetala Torrey ex Nuttall)
Harpalium Harpalium (Cassini) Cassini, in Cuvier, Dict. Sci. Nat. 20: 299. 1821.BASIONYM: Helianthus Linnaeus, subg. Harpalium Cassini, Bull. Sci. Soc. Philom. Paris 1818: 141. 1818.TYPE: Harpalium rigidum Cassini
Leighia Leighia Cassini, in Cuvier, Dict. Sci. Nat. 25: 435. 1822, non Scopoli 1777. TYPE: Leighia bicolor Cassini, nom. illegit. (Helianthus angustifolius Linnaeus) Lectotypified by Pfeiffer, Nomencl. Bot. 2: 56. 1874.
Linsecomia Linsecomia Buckley, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia 13: 458. 1861. TYPE: Linsecomia glauca Buckley
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