Coffea arabica L.

Common name

English: Arabian Coffee, Arabica Coffee, Coffee

German: Kaffee

Mandarin: 小粒咖啡 (xiao li ka fei)

Portuguese: Café

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2299)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2201)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (1860)

      Order: Rubiales (55)

        Family: Rubiaceae (55) (family description)

          Genus: Coffea (2)

           Epithet: arabica L. (2)

Synonyms: Coffea bourbonica Pharm. ex Wehmer, Coffea moka Heynh., Coffea vulgaris Moench

arabica => of Arabian origin

bourbonica => from Réunion Island (Ile de Bourbon), Indian Ocean

vulgaris => common, everyday

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: shrub, tree

Flower colour: white

External links

Check for Coffea arabica at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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