Soyauxia velutina

Soyauxia velutina


Medusandraceae


Habit

Tree


Fern

No


Predominant Habitat

Forest


Geographic Distribution

Liberia (likely to occur)


IUCN Red-List

Not assessed


Synonyms

-


Author (Species)

Hutch. & Dalziel


Rank

-


Taxon

-


Author (Sub Species/Variant)

-


Literature

FWTA 1: 653


Vouchers

-


Common Name(s)

Not Known


Notes

Tree with flat twigs; stipules in pairs at base of petiole. Leaves simple, alternate, with entire margin, acuminate apex, and obtuse – rounded base. About 15 pairs of laterals; venation ± scalariform. Fruits 3-sided but not deeply lobed, about 1.5 cm long.

Soyauxia grandifolia

Soyauxia grandifolia


Medusandraceae


Habit

Tree


Fern

No


Predominant Habitat

Forest


Geographic Distribution

Upper Guinean Forest


IUCN Red-List

Not assessed


Synonyms

-


Author (Species)

Gilg & Stapf


Rank

-


Taxon

-


Author (Sub Species/Variant)

-


Literature

FWTA 1: 653


Vouchers

Bos 2022 (K, WAG); Jongkind 5329 (WAG)


Common Name(s)

Not Known


Notes

Shrub or small tree to 24 m, up to 30 cm Ø; with red slash. Leaf with more than 15 pairs of laterals, ± scalariform venation. Flowers dark red,3-angled. Fruit an inflated 3-angled capsule, ± 3 x 2,5 cm, red-brown or purplish.

Soyauxia spec.nov.

Soyauxia spec.nov.


Medusandraceae


Habit

Tree


Fern

No


Predominant Habitat

Forest


Geographic Distribution

Liberia (endemic)


IUCN Red-List

Not assessed


Synonyms

-


Author (Species)

Breteler


Rank

-


Taxon

-


Author (Sub Species/Variant)

-


Literature

to be published


Vouchers

Jongkind 9868 (WAG)


Common Name(s)

Not Known


Notes

A big tree with root swellings or slightly fluted. Slash pale brown, dense, fibrous. Leaves simple, alternate, the margin entire and slightly recurved. Tree first recorded in 2010.

Soyauxia floribunda

Soyauxia floribunda


Medusandraceae


Habit

Tree


Fern

No


Predominant Habitat

Forest


Geographic Distribution

Upper Guinean Forest


IUCN Red-List

Not assessed


Synonyms

-


Author (Species)

Hutchinson


Rank

-


Taxon

-


Author (Sub Species/Variant)

-


Literature

FWTA 1: 653


Vouchers

Bos 1858 (BR, K, WAG); de Gier 224 (WAG)


Common Name(s)

Not Known


Notes

Leaves simple, alternate, with short petiole and with oblong stipules; blade pale green beneath; margin entire; 10 – 15 pairs of laterals; venation ± scalariform. Shrub or small understory tree to 9 m; slash red. Fruit an oblong capsule, 12 – 20 mm long, 3-sided.