Discaria pubescens

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Hairy Anchor Plant
Rare (NCA)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Rosales
Family: Rhamnaceae
Genus: Discaria
Species: D. pubescens
Binomial name
Discaria pubescens[1]
(Brongn.) Druce

Colletia pubescens Brongn.

Discaria pubescens (Hairy Anchor Plant or Australian Anchor Plant) is a species of flowering plant in the family Rhamnaceae. It is native to Tasmania, Victoria, New South Wales and Queensland in Australia.[2]


  1. ^ "Discaria pubescens". Australian Plant Name Index (APNI), IBIS database. Centre for Plant Biodiversity Research, Australian Government. 
  2. ^ Harden, G.J. "New South Wales Flora Online: Discaria pubescens". Royal Botanic Gardens & Domain Trust, Sydney, Australia.