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  Coffea arabica
 
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  Family: RUBIACEAE
  Citation:  Coffea arabica L., Sp. Pl. 172. 1753; Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 3: 153. 1880; Gamble, Fl. Pres. Madras 636(449). 1921; Manilal & Sivar., Fl. Calicut 147. 1982; Mohanan, Fl. Quilon Dist. 207. 1984; Ansari, Fl. Kasaragod Div. 188. 1985; Babu, Fl. Malappuram Dist. 323. 1990; Vajr., Fl. Palghat Dist. 245. 1990; Subram., Fl. Thenmala Div. 179. 1995; Sunil & Sivadasan, Fl. Alappuzha Dist. 345. 2009; Ratheesh Narayanan, Fl. Stud. Wayanad Dist. 453. 2009.
  Malayalam Name(s): Bannu, Coffee, Kappi
  Tamil name(s):
  English name(s): Arabian coffea, Coffee
  Description: Glabrous shrubs to small trees. Leaves simple, opposite, 12-18 cm long, oblong, acuminate, narrowed into short petiole; main lateral nerves 6-10 pairs, joined by intramarginal veins and slender parallel reticulate veins. Flowers fragrant, numerous, borne in axillary fascicles. Corolla funnel-shaped, lobes oblong and as long as the tube. Fruit small, fleshy, berry, dark purple when ripe.
  Habit: Shrub
  Flowering & Fruiting: March-December
  District(s): All Districts
  Medicinal:
  Habitat: Cultivated
  Distribution: Native of Africa; introduced into the East early
  Aquatic: No
  Epiphyte(s): No
  Saprophyte: No
  Stem parasite: No
  Root parasite: No
  Flower colour(s): White
  Weed: No
  Monocot/Dicot: Dicotyledonous Plants
  Exotic: Yes
  Garden: No
  Edible: No
  Vegetable: No
  Endemic to:
  IUCN status:
  Altitude:
  Localities: Taliparamba, Pooyamkutty, Ariankavu, Kattanum
   
 
   
 
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