Montiaceae

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Montiaceae
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Claytonia sibirica
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Core eudicots
Order: Caryophyllales
Family: Montiaceae
Raf.[1][2]
Genera

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Montiaceae are a family of flowering plants, comprising about 14 genera with some 500 species, ranging from herbaceous plants to shrubs. The family has a cosmopolitan distribution.

The family Montiaceae was newly adopted in the APG III system and includes members of the Caryophyllales formerly listed in Portulacaceae.[2]

Genera[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Family: Montiaceae Raf.". Germplasm Resources Information Network. United States Department of Agriculture. 2010-01-28. Retrieved 2011-07-01. 
  2. ^ a b Angiosperm Phylogeny Group (2009). "An update of the Angiosperm Phylogeny Group classification for the orders and families of flowering plants: APG III" (PDF). Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 161 (2): 105–121. doi:10.1111/j.1095-8339.2009.00996.x. Retrieved 2013-07-06. 
  3. ^ "GRIN Genera of Montiaceae". Germplasm Resources Information Network. United States Department of Agriculture. Retrieved 2011-07-01. 

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