wild coffee


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Noun1.wild coffee - coarse weedy American perennial herb with large usually perfoliate leaves and purple or dull red flowerswild coffee - coarse weedy American perennial herb with large usually perfoliate leaves and purple or dull red flowers
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
genus Triostium, Triostium - genus of Asiatic and North American herbs: feverroot
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New research shows that 60 percent of the world's 124 species of wild coffee face a mounting threat of extinction, mostly as a result of deforestation.
New research shows that 60% of the world's 124 species of wild coffee face a mounting threat of extinction, mostly as a result of deforestation.
It might not be possible forever, as wild coffee species are coming close to extinction.
THREE in five species of wild coffee are at risk of extinction as a deadly mix of climate change, disease and deforestation puts the future of the world's favourite beverage in jeopardy, new research warned on Wednesday.
At least 60 per cent of wild coffee species are under threat of extinction, mainly due to deforestation and climate change.
"We propose that wild coffee species are extinction sensitive, especially in an era of accelerated climatic change," the authors note in the study.
These include the back-fanged snake, wild banana and wild coffee (botanical name Coffea fadenii), as well as three butterfly species, two bird species, a tree (the African violet) and a nematode.
The visitors can also enjoy the haunting beauty of cloud forests such as those in the Kafa Biosphere Reserve - the sole home of many wild coffee varieties - active volcanoes, hot springs, cool underground caverns, deep and rugged gorges, spectacular waterfalls, snaking rivers and shimmering lakes.