Coffea arabica L.

 
  • Family : RUBIACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Rubiaceae
  • Species : Coffea arabica
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Coffea arabica L.
  • Common name : Coffee Plant, Arabian Coffee Plant
  • Vernacular name : Rajapiluh (San.); Kaphi, Pilu (Hin.); Kafi, Bunna (Kan.)
  • Collection Nos : CS 16911
  • Key identification features : A large shrub; Leaves with interpetiolar stipule; flowers in aggregated peduncles, white, fragrant; drupe; greenish and turns reddish when ripe
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Native : Ethiopia
  • Comments : Cultivated throughout for its seeds which is roasted and used as coffee of commerce.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Planted
  • Floras referred : Ramaswamy & Razi, 1973 - Bangalore; Sharma B.D, 1984 - Flora of Karnataka Analysis; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara

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