Flowering coffee bush

Title Info
Common name Coffee
Scientific name Coffea arabica
Taxonomic group Rubiaceae
Source Dan L. Perlman
Economic botany Food plants
Food plants Other
Date 1995
Location Costa Rica,North America
Flowering coffee bush, <i>Coffea arabica</i>
Related materials: Coffee

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