EPPO Global Database

Helianthus annuus(HELAN)

Overview
Code created in: 2002-03-11

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: HELAN
  • Preferred name: Helianthus annuus
  • Authority: Linnaeus

Notes

North America (western USA, Mexico). Widely cultivated as an oil plant throughout the world, and also as an ornamental. Introduced in Euromediterranean region, Siberia, Russian Far East, Central Asia, Himalayas, India, Bangladesh, Indochina (Thailand), China, Japan, Korea, southern Africa, remainder of North America, Central America, Caribbean, South America (except east), Australia, New Zealand

State flower of Kansas (USA), WSSA list of weeds in North America


Common names
Name Language
common sunflower English
sunflower English
einjährige Sonnenblume German
gemeine Sonnenblume German
gewöhnliche Sonnenblume German
Sonnenblume German
Sonnenrose German
grand soleil French
hélianthe annuel French
tournesol French
copa de Jupiter Spanish (CL)
corona real Spanish
flora del sol Spanish
flor de sol Spanish (DO)
girasol Spanish
girasol guacho Spanish (AR)
maravilla Spanish (CL)
mirasol Spanish
rosa de Jericó Spanish
sol de las Indias Spanish (CL)
tornasol Spanish
yerba del sol Spanish
girasole Italian
girasole comune Italian
zonnebloem Dutch
giganto Portuguese
girassol Portuguese
helianto Portuguese
mirasol Portuguese (BR)
tornesol-vastiflora Portuguese
solros Swedish
vanlig solros Swedish
higuruma Japanese
himawari Japanese
nichi-rin-sô Japanese
ニチリンソウ Japanese
ヒグルマ Japanese
ヒマワリ Japanese
подсолнечник однолетний Russian
almindelig solsikke Danish
solvendel Norwegian
isoauringonkukka Finnish
ayçiçeği Turkish
chammanit metzuyah Hebrew
חַמָּנִית מְצוּיָה Hebrew
słonecznik zwyczajny Polish
közönséges napraforgó Hungarian
napraforgó  Hungarian
luledielli Albanian
nouar-chams Arabic
eguzkibelara Basque
ekhilili Basque
ekilorea Basque
слънчоглед Bulgarian
corona-de-rei Catalan
gira-sol Catalan
mira-sol Catalan
sol coronat Catalan
xiàng rì kuí Chinese
向日葵 Chinese
jednogodišnji suncokret Croatian
slunečnice roční Czech
harilik päevalill Estonian
ήλιος Greek
surajmukhi Hindi
सूरजमुखी Hindi
해바라기 Korean
hae ba ra gi Korean
vasaras saulgrieze Latvian
saulėgrąžos Lithuanian
tikroji saulėgrąža Lithuanian
floarea soarelui Romanian
дивљи сунцокрет Serbian
подсунац Serbian
сунцокрет Serbian
slnečnica ročná Slovak
navadna sončnica Slovene
соняшник однорічний Ukrainian