bot ch16

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  1. alkaloids
    • substances mainly produced by plants
    • -discourage grazing animals
    • -stimulates the central nervous system
  2. caffine benefits
    • increase energy, increase motor skills
    • enhances pain relievers
    • appetite deprresant
  3. caffine drawbacks
    insomnia, nervousness, iritability, rapid heart beat
  4. coffea arabica
    coffee
  5. coffee plants
    • small evergreen trees/shrubs
    • white flowers make red berries
  6. camelia sinensis
    tea
  7. tannins
    • staining compounds
    • antiherbivory chemicals
  8. theobroma cacao
    chocolate
  9. caffine and theobromine
    stimulants in chocolate
  10. cauliflorous
    • flowers directly on tree
    • chocolate
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bot ch16
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