Schefflera barteri

Schefflera barteri


Araliaceae


Habit

Tree


Fern

No


Predominant Habitat

Forest


Geographic Distribution

Liberia


IUCN Red-List

Not assessed


Synonyms

-


Author (Species)

(Seem.) Harms


Rank

-


Taxon

-


Author (Sub Species/Variant)

-


Literature

FWTA 1: 751; Kew Bull. 15: 332


Vouchers

de Wilde 3832 (WAG); Leeuwenberg 4679 (WAG)


Common Name(s)

Not Known


Notes

Small sarmentose tree or epiphyte, sometimes strangling its host and becoming a self-supporting tree. Leaves digitate, with very long petioles; leaflets have distinct petiolules of 4 – 6 cm long .

Cussonia bancoensis

Cussonia bancoensis


Araliaceae


Habit

Tree


Fern

No


Predominant Habitat

Forest


Geographic Distribution

Liberia


IUCN Red-List

Not assessed


Synonyms

-


Author (Species)

Aubréville & Pellegrin


Rank

-


Taxon

-


Author (Sub Species/Variant)

-


Literature

FWTA 1: 751


Vouchers

de Wilde 3672 (WAG)


Common Name(s)

Not Known


Notes

Low branched tree to 27m and 50 cm. diam., with feeble buttresses; with thick, deeply fissured bark; slash with slow resinous exudate; twigs hollow; wood very soft. Leaves digitate, clustered, with a long petiole and paired stipules at the base of the petiole. Leaflets 7 – 9, with short petiolules (to 1 cm). Flower spikes clustered at end of branches. See also PROTA database.

Polyscias fulva

Polyscias fulva


Araliaceae


Habit

Tree


Fern

No


Predominant Habitat

Forest


Geographic Distribution

Liberia


IUCN Red-List

Not assessed


Synonyms

-


Author (Species)

(Hiern) Harms


Rank

-


Taxon

-


Author (Sub Species/Variant)

-


Literature

FWTA 1: 751


Vouchers

Jongkind 8482 (WAG)


Common Name(s)

Not Known


Notes

A deciduous tree of montane forest and high hills recorded for Liberia in the Nimba area. Long, imparipinnate, leaves (to 80 cm) in dense clusters at the end of thick (1.5 cm) looping branches, the branches in whorls; leaves imparipinnate with 4 – 7 (-12) pairs of leaflets; the leaflets with a dense layer of yellowish stellate hairs below. Slash mottled, pale orange-brown. Fruits ovoid to globose, slightly ribbed, to 6 mm long. This tree is of the same family as Cussonia and Schefflera. See also PROTA database.