• Different Coffee Cherries

    Main species and varieties of the coffee plant

    A general reference on the differences and origins of the various coffee beans around the world. The classification of each is not exact, as some institutes may call some plants a cultivar or a variety. There’s plenty of confusion and different takes on what is a proper species and what is a cultivar only of the main Coffea natural species. The main species of coffee Coffea Abbayesii. Found in Madagascar. Coffea Affiniis. Found in tropical Africa, it is probably an interbreed between Coffea Liberica and Coffea Stenophylla. Coffea Arabica. The most widely cultivated. Originally from Ethiopia, South Sudan and north Kenya. Coffea Benghalensis. Distributed in the area between Nepal and…