Did you know that #FeverTree photosynthesizes through its bark? This tree is native to eastern and southern Africa and it tends to grow in swampy areas: early European settlers noted that malarial fever was contracted in
#dyk The name for the Fever tree, comes from its tendency to grow in swampy areas. Early European settlers in the region noted that malarial fever was contracted in areas with these trees. It is now understood that malarial fever is spread by mosquitos living in the swampy areas that often support this tree species, and not by the tree species itself.