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Common Name : Coffee Flower     -       Scientific Name : Coffea wightiana (Rubiaceae)       -       Other Name : Kopi Mal (S) Pita Madu (S)
Borupan Wila
08/27/2014
Borupan Wila
08/27/2014
Borupan Wila
08/27/2014
Borupan Wila
08/27/2014
Borupan Wila
08/27/2014

This is an uncommon species of small tree, which is found in the dry lowlands of the country. It also occurs in penninsula India.

The conservation status of this species is regarded as “Endangered” (National Red List 2012). It is a species protected under the Fauna and Flora Protection Ordinance as amended by Act No. 22 of 2009.

The flowers have a sweet fragrance and were in bloom in late August before the rains at Borupan Wila.