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Coffea arabica
(arabica coffee)

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Coffea arabica (arabica coffee)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 14 July 2018
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Host Plant
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Coffea arabica
  • Preferred Common Name
  • arabica coffee
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Plantae
  •     Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •       Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •         Class: Dicotyledonae
  • Uses List
  • Beverage base
  • Fodder/animal feed
  • Honey/honey flora
  • Miscellaneous fuels
  • Stimulants

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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Coffea arabica L.

Preferred Common Name

  • arabica coffee

International Common Names

  • English: coffee (arabica); coffee tree
  • Spanish: cafeto; cafeto arabica
  • French: caféier arabica; cafeier d'Arabie
  • Portuguese: caffeeiro

Local Common Names

  • Germany: arabischer Kafeebaum; Bergkaffee; Kaffeestrauch
  • Italy: arbusto de caffee; caffee (arbusto)
  • Netherlands: arabische Koffieboom
  • Sweden: arabiskt Kaffe

EPPO code

  • COFAR (Coffea arabica)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Plantae
  •         Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •             Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •                 Class: Dicotyledonae
  •                     Order: Gentianales
  •                         Family: Rubiaceae
  •                             Genus: Coffea
  •                                 Species: Coffea arabica

List of Pests

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Major host of:

Agrotis (cutworm (larvae)); Agrotis segetum (turnip moth); Amaranthus blitum (livid amaranth); Anoplolepis gracilipes (yellow crazy ant); Antestiopsis orbitalis (Antestia); Apate monachus (black borer); Araecerus fasciculatus (cocoa weevil); Armillaria heimii (armillaria root rot); Atta (leaf-cutter ant); Bactrocera dorsalis (Oriental fruit fly); Bactrocera tryoni (Queensland fruit fly); Bixadus sierricola (West African coffee borer); Brevipalpus phoenicis (false spider mite); Ceratocystis fimbriata (Ceratocystis blight); Ceroplastes cirripediformis (barnacle scale); Chloris barbata (purpletop chloris); Coccus celatus (coffee green scale); Coccus viridis (soft green scale); Coffee ringspot virus (coffee ringspot); Colletotrichum kahawae (coffee berry disease); Commelina benghalensis (wandering jew); Conyza canadensis (Canadian fleabane); Cuscuta reflexa (dodder); Cyanthillium cinereum (little ironweed); Desmodium incanum (creeping beggerweed); Diarthrothrips coffeae (coffee thrips); Dihammus rusticator; Diodia teres (poorjoe); Dysmicoccus brevipes (pineapple mealybug); Dysphania ambrosioides (Mexican tea); Echinochloa crus-galli (barnyard grass); Emilia fosbergii (Florida tassel-flower); Galinsoga quadriradiata (shaggy soldier); Geococcus coffeae (coffee root mealybug); Gibberella xylarioides (coffee wilt); Helicotylenchus dihystera (common spiral nematode); Hemileia vastatrix (coffee leaf rust); Hypothenemus hampei (coffee berry borer); Leucoptera caffeina (coffee leafminer); Leucoptera meyricki (coffee leaf miner); Megalurothrips distalis; Meloidogyne arenaria (peanut root-knot nematode); Meloidogyne coffeicola (coffee root-knot nematode); Meloidogyne decalineata (African coffee root-knot nematode); Meloidogyne exigua (coffee root-knot nematode); Meloidogyne incognita (root-knot nematode); Meloidogyne paranaensis (Parana coffee root-knot nematode); Mimosa pudica (sensitive plant); Monochamus leuconotus (white coffee stem borer); Mycena citricolor (American leaf spot of coffee); Mycosphaerella coffeicola (brown eye spot of coffee); Oligonychus coffeae (tea red spider mite); Oligonychus yothersi (avocado red mite); Paspalum paniculatum (Russell River grass); Pennisetum clandestinum (Kikuyu grass); Perileucoptera coffeella (coffee leaf miner); Perkinsiella saccharicida (sugarcane leafhopper); Petiveria alliacea (guinea hen weed); Phyllophaga (white grubs); Plagiohammus maculosus (coffee borer); Planococcus kenyae (coffee mealybug); Planococcus lilacinus (cacao mealybug); Pseudomonas syringae pv. garcae (bacterial blight of coffee); Pseudomonas syringae pv. syringae (bacterial canker or blast (stone and pome fruits)); Puto barberi; Radopholus similis (burrowing nematode); Rastrococcus iceryoides (mango mealy bug); Richardia brasiliensis (white-eye (Australia)); Rosellinia arcuata (black root rot of tea); Rosellinia bunodes (black root rot); Saissetia oleae (olive scale); Setaria pumila (yellow foxtail); Sida acuta (sida); Sonchus asper (spiny sow-thistle); Spermacoce verticillata (shrubby false buttonwood); Spodoptera littoralis (cotton leafworm); Thaumatotibia leucotreta (false codling moth); Thunbergia alata (black eyed Susan); Toxoptera aurantii (camellia aphid); Wasmannia auropunctata (little fire ant); Xylosandrus compactus (shot-hole borer); Xylosandrus discolor; Xylosandrus morigerus (brown twig beetle); Xylotrechus quadripes (coffee stem borer)

Minor host of:

Achatina fulica (giant African land snail); Albonectria rigidiuscula (green point gall); Aleurocanthus woglumi (citrus blackfly); Aleurothrixus floccosus (woolly whitefly); Anastrepha fraterculus (South American fruit fly); Anastrepha ludens (Mexican fruit fly); Anastrepha obliqua (West Indian fruit fly); Attacus atlas (atlas moth); Bactrocera neohumeralis; Carpophilus nepos; Ceratitis capitata (Mediterranean fruit fly); Ceratitis rosa (Natal fruit fly); Ceroplastes destructor (white wax scale); Ceroplastes floridensis (soft scale); Colletotrichum boninense; Colopterus niger; Cuscuta campestris (field dodder); Dialeurodes citri (citrus whitefly); Emilia sonchifolia (red tasselflower); Eudocima fullonia (fruit-piercing moth); Gryllus assimilis (field cricket); Hoplolaimus pararobustus (lance nematode); Liriomyza trifolii (American serpentine leafminer); Maconellicoccus hirsutus (pink hibiscus mealybug); Marasmiellus scandens (white thread blight); Megalurothrips usitatus (bean flower thrips); Meloidogyne lopezi; Merremia aegyptia (hairy woodrose); Merremia cissoides (roadside woodrose); Mimosa diplotricha (creeping sensitive plant); Naupactus cervinus; Neosilba inesperata; Neosilba pendula (cassava shoot fly); Neosilba zadolicha; Oligonychus peruvianus; Phoma pinodella (leaf spot of pea); Planococcoides njalensis (west African cocoa mealybug); Pseudococcus elisae (banana mealybug); Pseudococcus jackbeardsleyi (Jack Beardsley mealybug); Pseudomonas cichorii (bacterial blight of endive); Pseudomonas syringae pv. tabaci (wildfire); Rivina humilis (bloodberry); Rotylenchulus reniformis (reniform nematode); Selenaspidus articulatus (West Indian red scale); Senna obtusifolia (sicklepod); Sophonia orientalis (two-spotted leafhopper); Spodoptera eridania (southern armyworm); Spodoptera frugiperda (fall armyworm); Thrips hawaiiensis (Hawaiian flower thrips); Tridax procumbens (coat buttons); Xylella fastidiosa (Pierce's disease of grapevines)

Associated with (not a host):

Solenopsis geminata (tropical fire ant)

Host of (source - data mining):

Asca nelsonii; Nipaecoccus viridis (spherical mealybug)

Uses List

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Animal feed, fodder, forage

  • Fodder/animal feed

Drugs, stimulants, social uses

  • Stimulants

Fuels

  • Miscellaneous fuels

Human food and beverage

  • Beverage base
  • Honey/honey flora
  • Spices and culinary herbs

Materials

  • Dye/tanning

Medicinal, pharmaceutical

  • Traditional/folklore