Cultivar


Cultivar

The naming of a cultivar should conform to the International Code of Nomenclature for Cultivated Plants (the ICNCP, commonly known as the Cultivated Plant Code). A cultivar is a particular variety of a plant species or hybrid that is being cultivated and/or is recognised as a cultivar under the ICNCP. The concept of cultivar is driven by pragmatism, and serves the practical needs of horticulture, agriculture, forestry, etc. The plant chosen as a cultivar may have been bred deliberately, selected from plants in cultivation. This is the term we prefer to Varietal in terms of coffee, since it implies the intentional cultivation for organoleptic and production results.

See also: Abyssinia, Acaia, Arabica, Arabigo, Arusha, Ateng, Bergendal, Blue Mountain Cultivar, Bourbon, Catimor, Catuai, Caturra, Charrieriana, Coffee Cherry, Cultivar Flavor, Excelsa, Hibrido, Hibrido de Timor, Icatu, Jember, Laurina, Liberica, Maracatu, Maracaturra, Maragogype, Mokha, Mundo Novo, Onan Ganjang, Organoleptic, Origin Flavor, Pacamara, Pacas, Pache, Rambung, Robusta, S-Line, S.288, S795, Sarchimor, Sidikalang, Stenophylla, Typica, USDA, Varietal, Villa Sarchi