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Descriptor English: Helianthus
Descriptor Spanish: Helianthus
Descriptor Portuguese: Helianthus
Descriptor French: Helianthus
Entry term(s): Artichoke, Jerusalem
Helianthus annuus
Helianthus tuberosus
Jerusalem Artichoke
Sunflower
Sunflowers
Tree number(s): B01.650.940.800.575.912.250.100.400
HP4.018.344.261
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D006368
Scope note: A genus herbs of the Asteraceae family. The SEEDS yield oil and are used as food and animal feed; the roots of Helianthus tuberosum (Jerusalem artichoke) are edible.
Annotation: for sunflower seeds coordinate with SEEDS; do not confuse entry term JERUSALEM ARTICHOKE with ARTICHOKE see CYNARA SCOLYMUS
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
AH anatomy & histology
CH chemistry
CL classification
CY cytology
DE drug effects
EM embryology
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
GE genetics
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PH physiology
PO poisoning
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
TO toxicity
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
DeCS ID: 6518
Unique ID: D006368
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2017/07/11
Helianthus - Preferred
Concept UI M0009999
Scope note A genus herbs of the Asteraceae family. The SEEDS yield oil and are used as food and animal feed; the roots of Helianthus tuberosum (Jerusalem artichoke) are edible.
Preferred term Helianthus
Sunflower - Narrower
Concept UI M0010001
Preferred term Sunflower
Entry term(s) Helianthus annuus
Sunflowers
Jerusalem Artichoke - Narrower
Concept UI M0010000
Preferred term Jerusalem Artichoke
Entry term(s) Artichoke, Jerusalem
Helianthus tuberosus



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