Aden Earth Zone
9 – 20
Moisture: Medium, Dry, Well-Drained
Flower: Small, Pink, White
Foliage: Leaves, Green
Uses: Edible, Industrial
Common names for these species include bitterleaf, ewuro, ndole and onugbu.
This is a common vegetable garden plant in most West African and Central African countries. They are one of the most widely consumed leaf vegetables of Cameroon, where they are a key ingredient of Ndolé.
The leaves have a sweet and bitter taste. They are sold fresh or dried, and are a typical ingredient in egusi soup.
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