Artabotrys jollyanus

Artabotrys jollyanus


Annonaceae


Habit

Liana


Fern

No


Predominant Habitat

Forest


Geographic Distribution

Liberia


IUCN Red-List

Not assessed


Synonyms

-


Author (Species)

Pierre ex Engler & Diels


Rank

-


Taxon

-


Author (Sub Species/Variant)

-


Literature

FWTA 1: 40; Flore Mt Nimba 1: 207


Vouchers

Blyden 1008 (WAG)


Common Name(s)

Not Known


Notes

-

Hexalobus crispiflorus

Hexalobus crispiflorus


Annonaceae


Habit

Tree


Fern

No


Predominant Habitat

Forest


Geographic Distribution

Liberia (likely to occur)


IUCN Red-List

Not assessed


Synonyms

-


Author (Species)

A.Rich.


Rank

-


Taxon

-


Author (Sub Species/Variant)

-


Literature

FWTA 1: 47


Vouchers

-


Common Name(s)

Darlia/ Dialieh (Sapo)


Notes

A river side or swamp tree but also in gallery forest, with a fluted bole when big, not to be confused with Xylopia parviflora. Tree to 20 m high and 40 cm Ø. Bark with typical Annonaceae bark, with vertical folds and a scented, fibrous slash, easily peelable in strips. Pale yellow, fragrant flowers. Fruit carpels sub-sessile, woody, rusty tomentose, oblong, about 8 x 4 cm, red.

Friesodielsia hirsuta

Friesodielsia hirsuta


Annonaceae


Habit

Liana


Fern

No


Predominant Habitat

Forest


Geographic Distribution

Liberia


IUCN Red-List

Not assessed


Synonyms

Oxymitra hirsuta


Author (Species)

(Bentham) Steenis


Rank

-


Taxon

-


Author (Sub Species/Variant)

-


Literature

Blumea 12: 360


Vouchers

de Wilde 3716 (WAG)


Common Name(s)

Not Known


Notes

-

Artabotrys libericus

Artabotrys libericus


Annonaceae


Habit

Liana


Fern

No


Predominant Habitat

Forest


Geographic Distribution

Liberia (endemic)


IUCN Red-List

Not assessed


Synonyms

-


Author (Species)

Diels


Rank

-


Taxon

-


Author (Sub Species/Variant)

-


Literature

FWTA 1: 40


Vouchers

Dinklage 2576 (B)


Common Name(s)

Not Known


Notes

-

Xylopia staudtii

Xylopia staudtii


Annonaceae


Habit

Tree


Fern

No


Predominant Habitat

Forest


Geographic Distribution

Liberia


IUCN Red-List

Not assessed


Synonyms

-


Author (Species)

Engler & Diels


Rank

-


Taxon

-


Author (Sub Species/Variant)

-


Literature

FWTA 1: 41


Vouchers

Adam 16733 (WAG); Voorhoeve 19 (WAG)


Common Name(s)

so-pueh (Gio) Sana (Mano) Sorsaybea (Sapo)


Notes

Small to medium sized tree to 27 m and occasionally 75 cm Ø. Bole straight and forming a distinct axis but rarely reaching the ground because of the often high, thin stilt roots. Crown small with whorled branches. Bark light brown and flaky with shallow cracks; slash thick, soft, stringy-fibrous, striped yellow-brown to pink, with a sweet aromatic scent. Leaves simple, alternate, mostly obovate. Fruit carpels 3 – 5 together, each about 5 cm long, rather fat, curved and constricted between the seeds; seeds with a cupular aril. Tree of moist valleys but occasionally on upper slopes. See also PROTA database.

Annickia polycarpa

Annickia polycarpa


Annonaceae


Habit

Tree


Fern

No


Predominant Habitat

Forest


Geographic Distribution

Liberia


IUCN Red-List

Not assessed


Synonyms

Enantia polycarpa


Author (Species)

(A.DC.) Van Setten & Maas


Rank

-


Taxon

-


Author (Sub Species/Variant)

-


Literature

Taxon 39: 676


Vouchers

Baldwin 10305 (K, MO, WAG); Jansen 1503 (WAG)


Common Name(s)

Gbachuluweh (Sapo)


Notes

Fairly common understory tree of the rainforest, to 20 m tall, characterized by its stringy-fibrous, bright yellow slash and yellow wood. Bark layered, easily pulled off in strips. Older specimens with narrow, ascending butt-flares. Fruits in dense bundles of long-stalked carpels, first red, later black, shiny. Leaves 7 – 25 x 2 – 7, very short petiole. See also PROTA database. Syn.: Enantia polycarpa.

Monodora undulata

Monodora undulata


Annonaceae


Habit

Tree


Fern

No


Predominant Habitat

Forest


Geographic Distribution

Liberia


IUCN Red-List

Not assessed


Synonyms

Monodora brevipes


Author (Species)

(P.Beauv.) Couvreur


Rank

-


Taxon

-


Author (Sub Species/Variant)

-


Literature

Revision by Couvreur


Vouchers

Blyden 2037 (WAG); Stoop – v.d. Kasteele 260 (WAG)


Common Name(s)

Not Known


Notes

Shrub or small tree to 10 m, rainforest, often near water, with large, yellow, red-speckled showy flowers on bare branches. The bark is grooved with shallow grooves and blunt ridges. Twigs often zigzag. Leaves simple, alternate, often more than 20 cm long, (ob)lanceolate-elliptic, acuminate, with 6 – 15 pairs of laterals; blade lighter but not bluish beneath. Fruit spherical, ribbed, 5 – 8 cm Ø, with 3 mm thick wall, yellow-orange when ripe, turning black, with many seeds.

Uvariopsis guineensis

Uvariopsis guineensis


Annonaceae


Habit

Tree


Fern

No


Predominant Habitat

Forest


Geographic Distribution

Upper Guinean Forest


IUCN Red-List

Not assessed


Synonyms

Uvariopsis globiflora


Author (Species)

Keay


Rank

-


Taxon

-


Author (Sub Species/Variant)

-


Literature

FWTA 1: 50


Vouchers

Adam 20713 (P, UPS); Harley 1556 (K)


Common Name(s)

Not Known


Notes

Small tree in moister forests, to 10 m. Slash very stringy fibrous, very peelable, ginger-coloured, with strong, sweet and black pepper smell. Leaves (often) slightly cordate. Calyx 4-parted, thick, green outside, yellowish within; stamens in a dense mass, brownish. Fruit carpels sessile on a ± 6.5 cm long stipe, up to 4.5 cm long, constricted between the seeds. Blade with about 10 laterals, looping well within the margin. Syn.: Uvariopsis globiflora.

Neostenanthera gabonensis

Neostenanthera gabonensis


Annonaceae


Habit

Tree


Fern

No


Predominant Habitat

Forest


Geographic Distribution

Liberia


IUCN Red-List

Not assessed


Synonyms

-


Author (Species)

(Engler & Diels) Exell


Rank

-


Taxon

-


Author (Sub Species/Variant)

-


Literature

FWTA 1: 42


Vouchers

de Wilde 3657 (WAG); Jongkind 7020 (WAG)


Common Name(s)

Not Known


Notes

Shrub or small tree, to 8 m high, in high forest; fragrant slash; young parts pubescent. Leaves simple, alternate, short, slender petiole; margin entire, blade oblanceolate, glaucous beneath, with 7 – 12 pairs of laterals, to 30 cm long. Ellipsoid fruits of about 2.5 x 0.5 cm, ribbed, on 5 – 15 mm long stipes.

Monodora myristica

Monodora myristica


Annonaceae


Habit

Tree


Fern

No


Predominant Habitat

Forest


Geographic Distribution

Liberia


IUCN Red-List

Not assessed


Synonyms

-


Author (Species)

(Gaertn.) Dunal


Rank

-


Taxon

-


Author (Sub Species/Variant)

-


Literature

FWTA 1: 54


Vouchers

Linder 946 (A, K); de Wilde 3724 (BR, K, WAG)


Common Name(s)

Not Known


Notes

Under- or middle story tree to 25 m and 50 cm Ø; crown dense with hanging leaves that are grey/glaucous beneath. Slash corky outside over a dark layer, fragrant, peelable. Flowers spectacular. Fruits to 10 – 15 cm Ø, hanging from a long stalk; numerous seeds embedded in a whitish pulp. Under- or middle story tree to 25 m and Ø 50 cm; crown dense with hanging leaves that are grey beneath; fruits to 10 – 15 cm Ø, hanging from a long stalk; numerous seeds embedded in a whitish pulp ;more or less glaucous beneath;slash corky outside over a dark layer;fragrant;peelable.