Coffee fruits

Title Info
Common name Coffee
Scientific name Coffea arabica
Taxonomic group Rubiaceae
Source Dan L. Perlman
Economic botany Food plants
Food plants Other
Date 1988
Location Costa Rica,North America
Coffee fruits, <i>Coffea arabica</i>
Related materials: Coffee

Coffee fruits. Native to Ethiopia, coffee grows as a shrub or small tree. Each fruit, shown here, contains two coffee beans (technically, they are seeds) that will be dried, roasted, and ground before they can be used to create a cup of coffee.