Discaria

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Discaria
Discaria chacaye 2.jpg
Discaria chacaye
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Rosales
Family: Rhamnaceae
Tribe: Colletieae
Genus: Discaria
Hook.
Species

Discaria americana
Discaria articulata
Discaria chacaye
Discaria longispina
Discaria nana
Discaria nitida
Discaria pubescens
Discaria toumatou
Discaria trinervis

Discaria is a genus of about 12 species of flowering plants in the family Rhamnaceae, native to temperate regions of the Southern Hemisphere, in Australia, New Zealand and South America.

They are deciduous thorny shrubs or small trees growing to 2-5 m tall. They are also non-legume nitrogen fixers.


External links[edit]

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