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Theobroma cacao, cacao tree

Botanical names: Theobroma cacao, Cacao minus, Cacao theobroma, Theobroma caribaea, Theobroma integerrima, Theobroma leiocarpum, Theobroma saltzmanniana, Theobroma sativa, Theobroma sativum, Cacao minar, Cacao sativaMalvaceae
Common names
English: cacao tree, cocoa tree
Spanish: árbol del cacao, cacaotero
French: cacao, cacaotier, cacaoyer
German: Kakaobaum
Active constituents: theobroma oil, protein, cellulose, starch, tannins, theobromine, caffeine

Theobroma cacao, cacao tree
Theobroma cacao, cacao tree
illustration from Koehler's medicinal plants

Theobroma cacao, cacao tree

Theobroma cacao flowers
Cacao theobroma flowers

Theobroma cacao fruits
Theobroma cacao fruits
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