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Elecampane flowers blooming, (Inula helenium), with green leaves background
Catégories : Plantes médicinales
Elecampane (Wikipedia)

Elecampane
InulaHelenium.jpg
Elecampane (Inula helenium) flower, photographed in Ottawa, Ontario in 2019
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom:Plantae
Clade:Tracheophytes
Clade:Angiosperms
Clade:Eudicots
Clade:Asterids
Order:Asterales
Family:Asteraceae
Genus:Inula
Species:
I. helenium
Binomial name
Inula helenium
Synonyms
  • Aster helenium (L.) Scop.
  • Aster officinalis All.
  • Corvisartia helenium (L.) Mérat
  • Helenium grandiflorum Gilib.
  • Inula orgyalis Boiss.

Elecampane (/ˌɛlɪkæmˈpn/), Inula helenium, also called horse-heal or elfdock, is a widespread plant species in the sunflower family Asteraceae. It is native to Eurasia from Spain to Xinjiang Province in western China, and naturalized in parts of North America.

Elecampane (Wiktionary)

English

Etymology

From Middle English elena campana, from a confusion of Latin enula campana and helenium.

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˌɛlɪkamˈpeɪn/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˌɛləkæmˈpeɪn/

Noun

elecampane (countable and uncountable, plural elecampanes)

  1. A tall Eurasian herb, Inula helenium, whose roots have been used medicinally
    Synonyms: horseheal, scabwort
    Hypernym: inula

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