Women removing cocoa beans from pods, Java, ca. 1921
The cocoa tree (Theobroma cacao L. of the Sterculiaceae family) is usually a small tree, 4 to 8 meters tall, although when shaded by large forest trees it may reach up to 10 meters in height. The stem is straight, the wood light and white and the bark is.
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