Botanical lesson: Decaffeinated coffee comes from . . .


Too, too close to the truth:

Where decaffeinated coffee comes from

Posted anonymously? Who made this image?

Tip of the old scrub brush to Kenny, freezing in Beijing with no heat in his apartment.

4 Responses to Botanical lesson: Decaffeinated coffee comes from . . .

  1. Chris S. says:

    Apparently there are caffeine-free strains of coffee and tea available. They aren’t commercially viable however as the caffeine extracted in the decaffeination process is sold to makers of energy drinks & the like at great profit.

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  2. Ellie says:

    Oops, that should have been higginbotham. Sorry.

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  3. Ellie says:

    j a higginbothan, I knew the picture was “fake science,” but I had never been to that website. Thanks! Love the pumpkin diapers and Mr. Biv who discovered rainbows.

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  4. j a higginbotham says:

    possibly Fake Science http://fakescience.tumblr.com/
    they have this and similar images

    the coffea arabica drawing is plate XI from
    Experimental pharmacology and materia medica

    Dennis Emerson Jackson

    Mosby, 1939 – 906 pages

    can’t find the botanical artist

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