Coffea robusta L.Linden

  • Family : RUBIACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Rubiaceae
  • Species : Coffea robusta
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Coffea canephora Pierre ex A.Froehner
  • Common name : Robusta coffee plant
  • Vernacular name : Coffee-gida (Kan.)
  • Collection Nos : KFP 11248
  • Key identification features : A large shrub. Leaves elliptic, elliptic-oblong, glabrous. Flowers white to pink, in axillary clusters. Calyx glabrous. Corolla funnel-shaped. Drupe subglobose, red when ripe
  • Habit : Shrub
  • Native : Africa
  • Comments : Not commonly coltivated (as C. Arabica), it is not commercially cultivated in the areas
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Planted
  • Floras referred : Sharma B.D, 1984 - Flora of Karnataka Analysis; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara

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