Nganda | What is Nganda in Coffea ugandae?

Nganda refer to Coffea ugandae which itself is a synonym for Coffea canephora. Nganda is used to refer to the spreading forms of Coffea canephora.

The name “Coffea ugandae” was previously used to refer to a particular variety or form of Robusta coffee discovered in Uganda.

It is worth noting that taxonomic names and classifications within the Coffea genus have evolved over time, and Coffea ugandae is an older synonym for Coffea canephora. The current accepted scientific name for Robusta coffee is Coffea Canephora.

Robusta coffee (Coffea canephora) is known for its higher caffeine content, greater resistance to diseases and pests, and its ability to thrive in lower altitudes and warmer climates compared to Arabica coffee (Coffea arabica).

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