Lynn Atchison Beech

Yellow flowered plant

Symbol of jealousy and envy

"When the fofo's petals drop, they turn into black spiky-like seeds. The Akan liken the nature of this plant to a jealous person."

- The Adinkra Dictionary by W. Bruce Willis

There is a Akan proverb associated with this symbol: "What the fofo plant wishes is that the gyinantwi seeds turn black."