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Coffee plant

The scientific name of  the Coffee plant -Coffea Arabica. 

Name of Coffee plant in different languages:

Sanscrit: kaphi

Malayalam: Kappy കാപ്പി

Plant description of Coffee plant:

Coffee plant is shrub commonly grows to 9 to 12 m tall, open branches, and leaves are opposite, simple and elliptic, ovate or oblong, 6 to 12 cm long and 4 to 8 cm wide, dark green. flowers are white, and grow in leaf axils as clusters, after 2- to 3 days dried flowers will fell down and young buds of seed began to grow, seeds are green, clustered, 10–15 mm in diameter, in maturing, it became bright red or orange in color and contains two seeds.

Leaf Arrangement

Shape-Elongated Margin-Entire Venation-Reticulate
 longitudinal  Margin_Entire  Recticulate

Useful plant parts:

Seeds, leaf

Chemical content:

caffeine

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