Onugbu Leaves – Bitter Leaves
Vernonia amygdalina is a small shrub that grows in tropical Africa. V. amygdalina is commonly called Congo Bololo in D.R. Congo, Bitter Leaf in English because of its bitter taste. African common names include Ewuro (Yoruba), Etidot (Ibibio), Onugbu (Igbo), Awɔnwono (Akan), Chusar-Doki (Hausa), Ndole (Cameroon).
Eaten as leaf vegetables, common in most West African and Central African countries.