Coffea

Yellow Bourbon Coffee CherryCoffea is a genus of flowering plants whose seeds, called coffee beans, are used to make coffee. It is a member of the Rubiaceae family. They are shrubs or small trees native to tropical and southern Africa and tropical Asia. Coffee ranks as one of the world's most valuable and widely traded commodity crops and is an important export product of several countries. The plant is cultivated in over 70 countries, primarily in equatorial Latin America, Southeast Asia, India, and Africa.

There are many species in the Coffea genus, the most popular ones though are:

The most used species in the food industry are Coffea arabica, accounting for most of the International production, and Coffea canephora, (Coffea robusta), which is used in blends such as espresso.

This is a comprehensive list of species of the Coffee Tree (genus Coffea):

  • Coffea abbayesii
  • Coffea affinis
  • Coffea alleizettii
  • Coffea ambanjensis
  • Coffea ambongenis
  • Coffea andrambovatensis
  • Coffea ankaranensis
  • Coffea anthonyi
  • Coffea arabica L.
  • Coffea arenesiana
  • Coffea augagneurii
  • Coffea bakossii
  • Coffea benghalensis
  • Coffea bertrandii
  • Coffea betamponensis
  • Coffea bissetiae
  • Coffea boinensis
  • Coffea boiviniana
  • Coffea bonnieri
  • Coffea brassii
  • Coffea brevipes
  • Coffea bridsoniae
  • Coffea buxifolia
  • Coffea canephora
  • Coffea carrissoi
  • Coffea charrieriana
  • Coffea cochinchinensis
  • Coffea commersoniana
  • Coffea congensis
  • Coffea costatifructa
  • Coffea coursiana
  • Coffea dactylifera
  • Coffea decaryana
  • Coffea dubardii
  • Coffea ebracteolata
  • Coffea eugenioides
  • Coffea fadenii
  • Coffea farafanganensis
  • Coffea floresiana
  • Coffea fotsoana
  • Coffea fragilis
  • Coffea fragrans
  • Coffea gallienii
  • Coffea grevei
  • Coffea heimii
  • Coffea homollei
  • Coffea horsfieldiana
  • Coffea humbertii
  • Coffea humblotiana
  • Coffea humilis
  • Coffea jumellei
  • Coffea kapakata
  • Coffea kianjavatensis
  • Coffea kihansiensis
  • Coffea kimbozensis
  • Coffea kivuensis
  • Coffea labatii
  • Coffea lancifolia
  • Coffea iana
  • Coffea leonimontana
  • Coffea leroyi
  • Coffea liaudii
  • Coffea liberica
  • Coffea ligustroides
  • Coffea littoralis
  • Coffea lulandoensis
  • Coffea mabesae
  • Coffea macrocarpa
  • Coffea madurensis
  • Coffea magnistipula
  • Coffea malabarica
  • Coffea mangoroensis
  • Coffea mannii
  • Coffea manombensis
  • Coffea mapiana
  • Coffea mauritiana
  • Coffea mayombensis
  • Coffea mcphersonii
  • Coffea melanocarpa
  • Coffea merguensis
  • Coffea millotii
  • Coffea minutiflora
  • Coffea mogenetii
  • Coffea mongensis
  • Coffea montekupensis
  • Coffea montis-sacri
  • Coffea moratii
  • Coffea mufindiensis
  • Coffea myrtifolia
  • Coffea namorokensis
  • Coffea neobridsoniae
  • Coffea neoleroyi
  • Coffea perrieri
  • Coffea pervilleana
  • Coffea pocsii
  • Coffea pseudozanguebariae
  • Coffea pterocarpa
  • Coffea racemosa
  • Coffea rakotonasoloi
  • Coffea ratsimamangae
  • Coffea resinosa
  • Coffea rhamnifolia
  • Coffea richardii
  • Coffea sahafaryensis
  • Coffea sakarahae
  • Coffea salvatrix
  • Coffea sambavensis
  • Coffea sapinii
  • Coffea schliebenii
  • Coffea semsei
  • Coffea sessiliflora
  • Coffea stenophylla
  • Coffea tetragona
  • Coffea togoensis
  • Coffea toshii
  • Coffea travancorensis
  • Coffea tricalysioides
  • Coffea tsirananae
  • Coffea vatovavyensis
  • Coffea vavateninensis
  • Coffea vianneyi
  • Coffea vohemarensis
  • Coffea wightiana
  • Coffea zanguebariae