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Vernacular names of plants within the Genus Coffea


Hierarchical position of the Genus Coffea

   Regnum  Plantae
common name: The plant kingdom
   Divisio  Magnoliophyta Cronquist
syn. Angiospermophyta / Anthophyta
pub. Takht. & Zimmerm. ex Reveal, Phytologia 79: 70. 29 Apr 1996.
common name: angiosperms, flowering plants
   Subdivisio  Magnoliophytina Frohne & U. Jensen ex Reveal
pub. Phytologia 79: 70. 29 Apr 1996.
common name: Angiosperms
   Classis  Rosopsida Batsch
pub. Dispos. Gen. Pl. Jenens.: 28. 1788.
   Subclassis  Lamiidae Takht. ex Reveal
pub. Phytologia 74: 178. 25 Mar 1993.
   SuperOrdo  Gentiananae Thorne ex Reveal
pub. Novon 2: 236. 1992.
   Ordo  Rubiales Dumort.
pub. Anal. Fam. Pl.: 29. 1829.
   Subordo  Rubiineae Raf.
pub. Ann. G�n. Sci. Phys. Bruxelles 6: 83. 1820.
   Familia  Rubiaceae Juss.
pub. Gen. Pl.: 196. 4 Aug 1789, nom. cons.
common name: Madders
   Subfamilia  Coffeoideae Raf.
pub. Ann. G�n. Sci. Phys. Bruxelles 6: 85. 1820.
   Tribus  Coffeeae DC.
pub. Ann. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat. 9: 217. 1807.
   Subtribus  Coffeinae DC.
pub. Prodr. 4: 342, 472. late Sep 1830.
   Genus  Coffea L.
pub. (1753)
common name: coffee

Named members of the Genus Coffea

   Species  arabica L.
common name: Arabian coffee
   Species  benghalensis Heyne ex Schultes
common name: bengal coffee
   Species  canephora Pierre ex Froehner
common name: robusta coffee
   Species  congensis Froehner
common name: congo coffee
   Species  dewevrei Wildm. & T. Dur.
syn. Coffea liberica
   Species  excelsa A. Chev.
syn. Coffea liberica
   Species  liberica Bull ex Hiern.
common name: Liberian coffee
   Species  robusta L. Linden
syn. Coffea canephora
   Species  stenophylla G. Don
common name: coffee

Individual specimen entries are published in the sample database supplied with The Compleat Botanica for species or varieties of this supra-generic taxon.

Additional information is available in the commercial version of The Compleat Botanica software for species with this symbol.


For a description of the methodology followed in establishing this hierarchy see the note Nomenclature used in The Compleat Botanica.


Last reviewed October 31, 2004   


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