genus Coffea


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Noun1.genus Coffea - coffee treesgenus Coffea - coffee trees        
asterid dicot genus - genus of more or less advanced dicotyledonous herbs and some trees and shrubs
family Rubiaceae, madder family, Rubiaceae - widely distributed family of mostly tropical trees and shrubs and herbs; includes coffee and chinchona and gardenia and madder and bedstraws and partridgeberry
coffee tree, coffee - any of several small trees and shrubs native to the tropical Old World yielding coffee beans
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Ethiopians grounded and roasted the beans of a tropical evergreen tree of genus coffea, and poured boiling water on them.
The genus Coffea belongs to the family Rubiaceae and consists of more than 100 species (Davis et al.