Argocoffeopsis lemblinii (A. Chev.) Robbr.

Lemblin’s Coffee (Argocoffeopsis lemblinii 

Lemblin’s Coffee is known only from the type material that was collected in 1907 in the Vallée de l’Agnéby, Ivory Coast. [1]

The species was a small shrub that reached a heigth of only about 50 cm.

Lemblin’s Coffee was never recorded again since and is considered extinct.



[1] Aaron P. Davis; Rafael Govaerts; Diane M. Bridson; Piet Stoffelen: An annotated taxonomic conspectus of the genus Coffea (Rubiaceae). Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society 152: 465-512. 2006


edited: 20.09.2020