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The Sunflower (Helianthus) is a genus dikotylon angiosperm plants belonging to the family of Composite (Compositae) in the order of stellated (Asterales). Includes 65 to about 100 species, perennial or herbaceous annuals, native to the Americas. The culture was known from 3000 BC They are tall plants with leaves large, oval, toothed and hairy in the region. The name of the genus because the inflorescence (head) follows the sun throughout the day and is turned again to the east in the morning. The move is due to bending of the stem stops after flowering and fertilize the flower heads remain facing east.

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