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|Noun||1.||genus Loasa - genus of tropical American prickly herbs or subshrubs|
dilleniid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous trees and shrubs and herbs
family Loasaceae, loasa family, Loasaceae - family of bristly hairy sometimes climbing plants; America and Africa and southern Arabia
loasa - any of various perennial South American plants of the genus Loasa having stinging hairs and showy white or yellow or reddish-orange flowers