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Mazus reptans
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Asterids
Order: Lamiales
Family: Mazaceae
Genus: Mazus

Mazus is a genus of low-growing perennial plants. It has been placed in various plant families including Phrymaceae, Scrophulariaceae, and recently in the family Mazaceae.[1] Consisting of around 30 species, this genus is generally found in damp habitats in lowland or mountain regions of China, Japan, Southeast Asia, Australia and New Zealand.

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  1. ^ Reveal, J. (2011). "Summary of recent systems of angiosperm classification". Kew Bulletin. 66 (1): 5-48. doi:10.1007/s12225-011-9259-y. page 47

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