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  • n. caryatid that supports a basket on her head

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as canephore.


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  • Pollination of Coffea canephora in relation to local and regional agroforestry management.

    Global Environment Outlook (GEO-4)~ Chapter 5

  • Two wild coffee species, Coffea canephora and C. welwitschii, are among the understory species.

    Angolan scarp savanna and woodlands

  • Coffea arabica, a 15 ft/5 m tree that is native to the cool highlands of Ethiopia and the Sudan, produces what are known as “arabica” beans; and Coffea canephora, a larger tree native to hotter, more humid West Africa, produces “robusta” beans.

    On Food and Cooking, The Science and Lore of the Kitchen

  • The best known of these is Coffea canephora (syn: C. robusta), (English: robusta coffee).

    Chapter 7

  • Among the _robusta_ varieties, _Coffea canephora_ is a distinct species, well characterized by growth, leaves, and berries.

    All About Coffee

  • _Coffea congensis var. Chalotii_, probably a hybrid of _C. congensis_ with _C. canephora_.

    All About Coffee

  • The balance, six percent, was made up of scores of other varieties, among the most important being the _canephora_, _Ugandæ_,

    All About Coffee

  • _Coffea canephora_, like _C. robusta_, seems better fitted to higher altitudes.

    All About Coffee

  • However, the climate and soil of Ceylon seem adapted to coffee culture, and the experimental stations at Peradeniya and Anuradhapura have been experimenting in recent years with _robusta_, _canephora_, _Ugandæ_, and a _robusta_ hybrid for the purpose of reviving the industry in the country.

    All About Coffee

  • However, aside from these may be mentioned _C. canephora_, which yields 1.97 percent caffein; _C. mauritiana_, which contains 0.07 percent of the alkaloid (less than the average "caffein-free coffee"); and _C. humboltiana_, which contains no caffein, but a bitter principle, cafemarin.

    All About Coffee


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