Flora of Kabalebo: Kwasi bita!
The Kwasi Bita is one of the most recognizable plants in Kabalebo. Practically on every hiking trail you stumble upon one of these wonderful branches/trees.
The Kwasi Bita is also known as Bitterwood or Bitter ash (Quassia amara). They thank their name due to the substance, called Quassia, which is the most bitter substance found in nature. This substance can be used as a natural insecticide. Furthermore it is helpful against fever and malaria.
Besides having medical benefits, the Kwasi Bita, looks also wonderful in you garden. It adapts very well at any rich soil.
The seeds grow in abundance. So you don't have to worry that there will be a shortage of the Kwasi bita in neither the forest or in your garden.
A welcoming host, as even the hummingbirds and bananaquit enjoy the nectar.
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