EPPO Global Database

Coffea canephora(COFCA)

Last modification: 2001-10-07

Basic information
  • EPPO code: COFCA
  • Preferred name: Coffea canephora
  • Authority: Fröhner


Lowland East and Central Africa. Robusta coffee is of lower quality than arabica, and is the species mainly used for making instant coffee powder

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Coffea robusta Linden

Common names
Name Language
robusta coffee English
Kongo-Kaffeestrauch German
Robusta-Kaffeestrauch German
caféier robusta French
café robusta Spanish
caffè robusta Italian
robusta koffie Dutch
café-robusta Portuguese
robustakaffe Swedish
кофе конголезский Russian
кофе робуста Russian
kawa kongijska Polish
кафе робуста Bulgarian