type of coffee plant. Generally, higher in caffeine than Arabica.
One of the two basic botanical varieties of coffee. Robusta beans account for approximately 25 percent of coffee production. Robusta is grown at a lower altitude than Arabica. It is produces higher yields and has a higher caffeine content than Arabica.
Common name for Coffea canephora, one of two principal species of coffee. Robusta accounts for approximately 30% of world coffee production.