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Jasminum grandiflorum

Latin Name: Helianthus annus
English Name: Sunflower
Sanskrit Name: Adityabhakta

It is an annual herb cultivated throughout India for its oily seeds. The herb is long reaches up to 15 m in high and the flower heads are bigger measures 30-60 cm across. The achenes are cylindrical and compressed. Oil has soothing properties.