Lepistemon owariense

Lepistemon owariense


Convolvulaceae


Habit

Liana


Fern

No


Predominant Habitat

Forest


Geographic Distribution

Liberia (likely to occur)


IUCN Red-List

Not assessed


Synonyms

-


Author (Species)

(P.Beauv.) Hallier f.


Rank

-


Taxon

-


Author (Sub Species/Variant)

-


Literature

FWTA 2: 343


Vouchers

-


Common Name(s)

Not Known


Notes

-

Thonningia sanguinea

Thonningia sanguinea


Balanophoraceae


Habit

Herb


Fern

No


Predominant Habitat

Forest


Geographic Distribution

Liberia


IUCN Red-List

Not assessed


Synonyms

-


Author (Species)

Vahl


Rank

-


Taxon

-


Author (Sub Species/Variant)

-


Literature

FWTA 1: 667


Vouchers

Jongkind 5603 (WAG); Leeuwenberg 4585 (WAG)


Common Name(s)

Not Known


Notes

This is a plant without chlorophyll, parasitic on the roots of other plants.

Celtis prantlii

Celtis prantlii


Ulmaceae


Habit

Tree


Fern

No


Predominant Habitat

Forest


Geographic Distribution

Liberia (likely to occur)


IUCN Red-List

Not assessed


Synonyms

Celtis philippensis; Celtis wightii; Celtis brownii


Author (Species)

Priemer ex Engl.


Rank

-


Taxon

-


Author (Sub Species/Variant)

-


Literature

Revision


Vouchers

-


Common Name(s)

Not Known


Notes

A small, low-branching understory tree of the semi deciduous forest, with sarmentose branches. Slash yellowish, rapidly turning darker. Leaves simple, alternate, with a pair of high reaching ascending basal laterals, glabrous. Fruit a glabrous drupe of about 9 mm, on a 6 – 12 mm long stalk.Syn.: Celtis brownii/Celtis wightii/Celtis philippensis.

Triplochiton scleroxylon

Triplochiton scleroxylon


Sterculiaceae


Habit

Tree


Fern

No


Predominant Habitat

Forest


Geographic Distribution

Liberia


IUCN Red-List

Least Concern


Synonyms

-


Author (Species)

K.Schum.


Rank

-


Taxon

-


Author (Sub Species/Variant)

-


Literature

FWTA 1: 313; Flore Mt Nimba 1: 427


Vouchers

Jansen 1773 (BR, MO, WAG); Voorhoeve 1308 (WAG)


Common Name(s)

Lou (Gio) Polu (Krahn) obeche (sambawawa) (Liberian english/ local name/ trade name)


Notes

Very tall tree of the drier forest zones, to 50 m and 1.8 m Ø. Younger trees with a deep, conical crown, more spreading and rounded in older trees. Branches in pseudo whorls. Stem straight, a bit angular, with narrow buttresses. Bark thick with numerous lenticels, scaly in older trees. Slash dark brown on the outside, light yellowish brown on the inside, in interlocked tangential layers, darkening on exposure, with fine ripple marks. Leaves characteristically palmately lobed with (3) 5 (7) lobes, incised halfway the blade. Ring scars at nodes. Fruits are winged, spreading by wind. See also PROTA database.

Warneckea fascicularis

Warneckea fascicularis


Melastomataceae


Habit

Tree


Fern

No


Predominant Habitat

Forest


Geographic Distribution

Liberia


IUCN Red-List

Not assessed


Synonyms

Memecylon fasciculare


Author (Species)

(Planch ex Bentham) Jacq.-Félix


Rank

-


Taxon

-


Author (Sub Species/Variant)

-


Literature

Adansonia sér. 2, 18: 230


Vouchers

Adam 20788 (P)


Common Name(s)

Not Known


Notes

Small tree of montane riparian forest. Leaves simple, opposite; very short petiole, margin entire, 2 basal nerves parallel to midrib, tri-nerved, venation lax scalariform.

Urtricularia subulata

Urtricularia subulata


Lentibulariaceae


Habit

Herb


Fern

No


Predominant Habitat

Wetland


Geographic Distribution

Liberia


IUCN Red-List

Not assessed


Synonyms

-


Author (Species)

L.


Rank

-


Taxon

-


Author (Sub Species/Variant)

-


Literature

FWTA 2: 380; Taylor, 1989: 524


Vouchers

Jongkind 6188 (WAG); Leeuwenberg 4892 (K, WAG)


Common Name(s)

Not Known


Notes

-

Sporobolus paniculatus

Sporobolus paniculatus


Gramineae


Habit

Herb


Fern

No


Predominant Habitat

Shallow Soils


Geographic Distribution

Liberia


IUCN Red-List

Not assessed


Synonyms

-


Author (Species)

(Trin.) Dur. & Schin


Rank

-


Taxon

-


Author (Sub Species/Variant)

-


Literature

FWTA 3: 407; v/d Zon, 1992: 150


Vouchers

Adam 20070 (K); Adames 734 (K)


Common Name(s)

Not Known


Notes

-

Diospyros kamerunensis

Diospyros kamerunensis


Ebenaceae


Habit

Tree


Fern

No


Predominant Habitat

Forest


Geographic Distribution

Liberia


IUCN Red-List

Not assessed


Synonyms

-


Author (Species)

Gürke


Rank

-


Taxon

-


Author (Sub Species/Variant)

-


Literature

BJBB 48: 310


Vouchers

Cooper 304 (BM, FHO, K)


Common Name(s)

Not Known


Notes

Tree 5 – 15 m high with golden brownish crown due to golden brown hairy leaves. Slash pinkish, soft. Fruits yellow-orange, ellipsoid or globose.

Mapania cacumina

Mapania cacumina


Cyperaceae


Habit

Herb


Fern

No


Predominant Habitat

Grassland


Geographic Distribution

Liberia


IUCN Red-List

Not assessed


Synonyms

Hypolytrum cacuminum


Author (Species)

(Nelmes) Lye


Rank

-


Taxon

-


Author (Sub Species/Variant)

-


Literature

-


Vouchers

Adam 20636 (K); Bequaert 94 (K)


Common Name(s)

Not Known


Notes

-

Fimbristylis dichotoma

Fimbristylis dichotoma


Cyperaceae


Habit

Herb


Fern

No


Predominant Habitat

Wetland


Geographic Distribution

Liberia


IUCN Red-List

Not assessed


Synonyms

-


Author (Species)

(L.) Vahl


Rank

-


Taxon

-


Author (Sub Species/Variant)

-


Literature

FWTA 3: 320; Fl. Sen.: 238


Vouchers

Jansen 2370 (WAG); Leeuwenberg 4871 (WAG)


Common Name(s)

Not Known


Notes

-