Botanical descriptionTithonia diversifolia is 2?3 m (6.6?9.8 ft) in height with upright and sometimes ligneous stalks in the form of woody shrubs. The large, showy flowers are yellow to orange colored and 5?15 cms. wide and 10?30 cms. long. Leaves are sub-ovate, serrate, acute, 10 to 40 cms. long, simply or mostly 3-7 lobed, somewhat glandular, and slightly grayish beneath. The seeds are achenes, 4-angled, and 5mm long. The seeds are spread by wind. 
Edible usesThere are no edible uses listed for Tithonia diversifolia.
Medicinal uses(Warning!)There are no medicinal uses listed for Tithonia diversifolia.
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- [Tithonia diversifolia] Wikipedia (2013/11/18)
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