Thecacoris stenopetala

Thecacoris stenopetala


Euphorbiaceae


Habit

Shrub


Fern

No


Predominant Habitat

Forest


Geographic Distribution

Liberia


IUCN Red-List

Not assessed


Synonyms

-


Author (Species)

(Muell.Arg.) Muell.Arg.


Rank

-


Taxon

-


Author (Sub Species/Variant)

-


Literature

FWTA 1: 372


Vouchers

Leeuwenberg 4846 (WAG); Stoop – v.d. Kasteele 194 (WAG)


Common Name(s)

Not Known


Notes

-

Phyllanthus sp.

Phyllanthus sp.


Euphorbiaceae


Habit

Shrub


Fern

No


Predominant Habitat


Geographic Distribution

Liberia


IUCN Red-List

Not assessed


Synonyms

Phyllanthus odontadenius


Author (Species)

-


Rank

-


Taxon

-


Author (Sub Species/Variant)

-


Literature

FWTA 1: 388


Vouchers

Baldwin 9413 (K); Baldwin 10510 (K)


Common Name(s)

Not Known


Notes

-

Phyllanthus nummulariifolius

Phyllanthus nummulariifolius


Euphorbiaceae


Habit

Shrub


Fern

No


Predominant Habitat

Grassland


Geographic Distribution

Liberia


IUCN Red-List

Not assessed


Synonyms

Phyllanthus capillaris


Author (Species)

Poir.


Rank

var.


Taxon

capillaris


Author (Sub Species/Variant)

(Schum. & Thonning) Radcl.-Sm.


Literature

Kew Bull., 51: 316


Vouchers

Blyden 979 (WAG); Jansen 2522 (WAG)


Common Name(s)

Not Known


Notes

-

Uapaca heudelotii

Uapaca heudelotii


Euphorbiaceae


Habit

Tree


Fern

No


Predominant Habitat

Forest


Geographic Distribution

Liberia


IUCN Red-List

Not assessed


Synonyms

-


Author (Species)

Baillon


Rank

-


Taxon

-


Author (Sub Species/Variant)

-


Literature

FWTA 1: 390


Vouchers

Jansen 2338 (WAG)


Common Name(s)

Not Known


Notes

A typical Uapaca with a very well developed system of stilt roots, a short stem and a deep, well-developed crown. Big tree of river and creek borders, always close to running water. Often a tuft of reddish hairs in the leaf axil. Leaves clustered at end of twigs; venation scalariform.Fruits smooth, egg-shaped. See also PROTA database.

Bridelia ferruginea

Bridelia ferruginea


Euphorbiaceae


Habit

Tree


Fern

No


Predominant Habitat

Grassland


Geographic Distribution

Liberia


IUCN Red-List

Not assessed


Synonyms

-


Author (Species)

Bentham


Rank

-


Taxon

-


Author (Sub Species/Variant)

-


Literature

FWTA 1: 370; Flore Mt Nimba 1: 460


Vouchers

Adam 21262 (P); Yallah 27 (K)


Common Name(s)

Not Known


Notes

Can grow into a straggling tree up to up to 15 m tall and 50 cm Ø. Bole often spiny, not straight; savanna woodlands. Leaves simple, alternate, venation scalariform.

Anthostema aubryanum

Anthostema aubryanum


Euphorbiaceae


Habit

Tree


Fern

No


Predominant Habitat


Geographic Distribution


IUCN Red-List


Synonyms


Author (Species)

Baill.


Rank


Taxon


Author (Sub Species/Variant)


Literature


Vouchers


Common Name(s)


Notes

Similar to A. senegalense but found from Ivory Coast eastwards; not yet recorded from Liberia. Leaves simple, alternate, distichous; white latex; petiole short, margin entire; stipules covering terminal bud; big tree

Phyllanthus bancilhonae

Phyllanthus bancilhonae


Euphorbiaceae


Habit

Shrub


Fern

No


Predominant Habitat

Forest


Geographic Distribution

Liberia


IUCN Red-List

Not assessed


Synonyms

-


Author (Species)

Brunel & Roux


Rank

-


Taxon

-


Author (Sub Species/Variant)

-


Literature

Boissiera 32: 175


Vouchers

Adam 27773 (WAG)


Common Name(s)

Not Known


Notes

-

Macaranga sp.A.

Macaranga sp.A.


Euphorbiaceae


Habit

Shrub


Fern

No


Predominant Habitat

Forest


Geographic Distribution

Liberia


IUCN Red-List

Not assessed


Synonyms

-


Author (Species)

-


Rank

-


Taxon

-


Author (Sub Species/Variant)

-


Literature

FWTA 1: 408


Vouchers

Baldwin 11150 (K)


Common Name(s)

Not Known


Notes

-

Hymenocardia lyrata

Hymenocardia lyrata


Euphorbiaceae


Habit

Tree


Fern

No


Predominant Habitat

Forest


Geographic Distribution

Upper Guinean Forest


IUCN Red-List

Not assessed


Synonyms

-


Author (Species)

Tulasne


Rank

-


Taxon

-


Author (Sub Species/Variant)

-


Literature

FWTA 1: 377


Vouchers

Jansen 1676 (WAG); Voorhoeve 388 (WAG)


Common Name(s)

Not Known


Notes

A sarmentose shrub or small to medium-sized tree of rocky areas by streams or dry rocky sites, and in savannas; locally dominant; bole twisted and gnarled, usually with small, low buttresses. Slash thin and soft with an emerald green layer under the outer bark. Leaves of Hymenocardia have characteristic reddish/orange glandular points on the lower surface; domatia present. The winged fruits heart-shaped. See also H. heudelotii.

Ricinodendron heudelotii

Ricinodendron heudelotii


Euphorbiaceae


Habit

Tree


Fern

No


Predominant Habitat

Forest


Geographic Distribution

Liberia


IUCN Red-List

Not assessed


Synonyms

-


Author (Species)

(Baillon) Pierre ex Pax


Rank

-


Taxon

-


Author (Sub Species/Variant)

-


Literature

FWTA 1: 393


Vouchers

Jongkind 6395 (WAG); Voorhoeve 980 (WAG)


Common Name(s)

ko (Gio) karro-tu (Krahn) Erimado, Eho, African nut tree, African oil nut tree, African wood (Liberian english/ local name/ trade name) three-corner tree (Liberian english/ local name/ trade name)


Notes

Medium sized, well-buttressed tree that can grow up to 1.2 m in Ø, characteristic for secondary formations; bole short and irregular, wood soft. Leaves digitate, with leafy stipules; margin of leaflets with glandular points;venation scalariform. Fruits ± 3-lobed, about 3 cm Ø. See also PROTA database.