Myrianthus arboreus

Myrianthus arboreus


Moraceae


Habit

Tree


Fern

No


Predominant Habitat

Forest


Geographic Distribution

Liberia


IUCN Red-List

Not assessed


Synonyms

-


Author (Species)

P.Beauv.


Rank

-


Taxon

-


Author (Sub Species/Variant)

-


Literature

BJBB 46: 478


Vouchers

de Koning 503 (WAG); Jansen 2066 (BR, MO, WAG)


Common Name(s)

Not Known


Notes

A densely branched tree to 15 m high, in older secondary forests or open terrain. Leaves digitately compound. See also PROTA database.

Ficus leonensis

Ficus leonensis


Moraceae


Habit

Shrub


Fern

No


Predominant Habitat

Forest


Geographic Distribution

Liberia


IUCN Red-List

Not assessed


Synonyms

-


Author (Species)

Hutchinson


Rank

-


Taxon

-


Author (Sub Species/Variant)

-


Literature

FWTA 1: 609; Berg, 1992: 138


Vouchers

Jongkind 7059 (WAG)


Common Name(s)

Not Known


Notes

-

Ficus sansibarica

Ficus sansibarica


Moraceae


Habit

Tree


Fern

No


Predominant Habitat

Forest


Geographic Distribution

Liberia


IUCN Red-List

Not assessed


Synonyms

Ficus macrosperma


Author (Species)

Warb.


Rank

var.


Taxon

macrosperma


Author (Sub Species/Variant)

(Mildbraed & Burr.) C.C. Berg


Literature

Berg, 1992: 162


Vouchers

Harley 1177 (WAG); Jongkind 6819 (WAG)


Common Name(s)

Not Known


Notes

Epiphytic at first, becoming a tall high altitude high forest tree to 40 m with a straight, cylindrical bole and small buttresses; light bark; figs borne on short, stout, slow-growing branchlets borne on older branches and stem, mottled pink. Syn.: Ficus macrosperma.

Milicia excelsa

Milicia excelsa


Moraceae


Habit

Tree


Fern

No


Predominant Habitat

Forest


Geographic Distribution

Liberia


IUCN Red-List

Near Threatened


Synonyms

Chlorophora excelsa


Author (Species)

(Welwitsch) C.C.Berg


Rank

-


Taxon

-


Author (Sub Species/Variant)

-


Literature

Fl. Cameroun 28: 9


Vouchers

Voorhoeve 874 (WAG); Voorhoeve 1307 (WAG)


Common Name(s)

Not Known


Notes

Tree very similar to M. regia but the leaves different: M. regia has 6 – 10 pairs of laterals and an open fine reticulation; M. excelsa (10-) 14 – 18 pairs of laterals and a very fine indumentum between the veins. M. excelsa is a tree of the semi deciduous forest. Both species mingle in the transition from rainforest into drier forest. See also PROTA database. Syn.: Chlorophora excelsa.

Ficus sagittifolia

Ficus sagittifolia


Moraceae


Habit

Tree


Fern

No


Predominant Habitat

Forest


Geographic Distribution

Liberia


IUCN Red-List

Not assessed


Synonyms

-


Author (Species)

Warb. ex Mildbraed & Burret


Rank

-


Taxon

-


Author (Sub Species/Variant)

-


Literature

FWTA 1: 607; Berg, 1992: 149


Vouchers

Adam 20501 (K); Jongkind 6451 (WAG)


Common Name(s)

Not Known


Notes

Usually an epiphyte or small tree to 12 m, strangling its host tree; short, smooth branches. Leaves simple, elongate, spearhead-shaped, with cordate base.

Trilepisium madagascariense

Trilepisium madagascariense


Moraceae


Habit

Tree


Fern

No


Predominant Habitat

Forest


Geographic Distribution

Liberia


IUCN Red-List

Not assessed


Synonyms

Bosqueia angolensis, B. phoberos


Author (Species)

DC.


Rank

-


Taxon

-


Author (Sub Species/Variant)

-


Literature

BJBB 47: 299; Voorhoeve, 1979: 281


Vouchers

Voorhoeve 592 (WAG); Jongkind 6732 (WAG)


Common Name(s)

Not Known


Notes

Tree of the semi deciduous forest, ? 30 m tall and 60 cm Ø, with a strongly fluted base. Bark smooth, very lenticellate, easy to tear off in long strips. Slash fairly thin, yellowish or pinkish-reddish, with abundant flow of cream-coloured latex, turning purple-red when drying. Leaves shiny green beneath, the lamina with two very small but distinct lobes at the base. Terminal bud enclosed by stipules that leave an annular scar when shed. Fruit like a blue plum when ripe, 18 – 25 x 12 mm, containing one seed. Syn.: Bosqueia angolensis/Bosqueia phoberos.

Ficus natalensis

Ficus natalensis


Moraceae


Habit

Tree


Fern

No


Predominant Habitat

Forest


Geographic Distribution

Liberia


IUCN Red-List

Not assessed


Synonyms

Ficus leprieuri


Author (Species)

Hochst.


Rank

ssp.


Taxon

leprieurii


Author (Sub Species/Variant)

(Miq.) C.C.Berg


Literature

Berg, 1992: 122; Bos 2068 (WAG)


Vouchers

Bos 2068 (BR, K, WAG); Jansen 2210 (BR, MO, WAG)


Common Name(s)

Not Known


Notes

Usually an epiphyte but also a tree to 25 m. Very characteristic leaf, like an inversed triangle; the midrib forked at the end. Stipules leaving annular scars. Syn.: Ficus leprieurii.

Ficus umbellata

Ficus umbellata


Moraceae


Habit

Tree


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: 610


Vouchers

Jongkind 7290 (WAG)


Common Name(s)

Not Known


Notes

Epiphyte or strangler, to15 m; stem often deeply fluted; secondary forest or tree savanna, often planted. Leaves simple, medium petiole; stipules leaving annular scars; basal nerves present, with prominent bifurcating laterals. Figs green with pale spots.

Ficus pseudomangifera

Ficus pseudomangifera


Moraceae


Habit

Tree


Fern

No


Predominant Habitat

Forest


Geographic Distribution

Liberia


IUCN Red-List

Not assessed


Synonyms

-


Author (Species)

Hutchinson


Rank

-


Taxon

-


Author (Sub Species/Variant)

-


Literature

FWTA 1: 610; Berg, 1992: 135


Vouchers

Bunting 13 (K)


Common Name(s)

Not Known


Notes

A fig tree, originally an epiphyte but developing into a tree by strangling its host. Slash with white latex. Leaves simple, alternate, like Mango leaves, with numerous ( 14 – 27) pairs of laterals.Base rounded to cordate, margin entire; midrib channelled above. Figs orange-red when ripe, about 12 mm Ø.

Ficus barteri

Ficus barteri


Moraceae


Habit

Tree


Fern

No


Predominant Habitat

Forest


Geographic Distribution

Liberia


IUCN Red-List

Not assessed


Synonyms

-


Author (Species)

Sprague


Rank

-


Taxon

-


Author (Sub Species/Variant)

-


Literature

FWTA 1: 610; Berg, 1992: 147


Vouchers

Jansen 2249 (BR, MO, WAG); Jongkind 7208 (WAG)


Common Name(s)

Not Known


Notes

A small tree to 8 m, or epiphyte mostly in coastal zone. Leaves simple, alternate, lanceolate, long and narrow, stipules leaving annular scars; with pale white veins and midrib below ripe figs orange.