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|Noun||1.||genus Montia - small genus of densely tufted annual herbs; north temperate regions and South America and tropical Africa and Asia|
caryophylloid dicot genus - genus of relatively early dicotyledonous plants including mostly flowers
family Portulacaceae, Portulacaceae, purslane family - family of usually succulent herbs; cosmopolitan in distribution especially in Americas
Indian lettuce - a plant of the genus Montia having edible pleasant-tasting leaves