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Coffee Plant

A flowering shrub or tree whose fruit containts a seed that we roast and brew for coffee.
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What is a Coffee Plant?

A coffee plant is the tree, or shrub, that coffee cherries grow on. It's fruit, like the seeds (coffee beans), contain caffeine and are sweet to the taste. The caffeine that coffee beans develop is caused by a natural adaptation to resist being eaten, also known as host-plant resistance (HPR). The scientific term for the genus of plants is called coffea.

Often this term is used synonymous with coffee tree.