Uda Hwentia

Hwenteaa Xylopia aethiopica, Ethiopian pepper, UDA Hwentia ‘Hwenteaa’ as the Akans call it is the fruit of the tree called Xylopia aethiopica. Reportedly, the Ewe people call it ‘etso’ and the Ga people ‘so’. The Waala people of the Upper West Region call it ‘samaamdabile’ meaning small pepper stick. UDA Hwentia