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Related to carpetweed family: Mollugo verticillata
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|Noun||1.||carpetweed family - succulent herbs or small shrubs mostly of South Africa but also New Zealand and North America: carpetweeds; fig marigolds|
caryophylloid dicot family - family of relatively early dicotyledonous plants including mostly flowers
Caryophyllales, Chenopodiales, order Caryophyllales, order-Chenopodiales - corresponds approximately to the older group Centrospermae
genus Lithops - genus of stemless South African succulents
genus Mesembryanthemum, Mesembryanthemum - South African annual or biennial plants having flowers that open only in bright sunlight