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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • A tribe of plants established by Bentham and Hooker, belonging to the natural order Compositæ., distinguished by a chaffy receptacle, anthers mostly sagittate, pappus never of fine bristles, and leaves commonly opposite. It embraces about 150 genera, found in both hemispheres. The typical genus is Helianthus.

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