Gouania longipetala

Gouania longipetala


Rhamnaceae


Habit

Liana


Fern

No


Predominant Habitat

Forest


Geographic Distribution

Liberia


IUCN Red-List

Not assessed


Synonyms

-


Author (Species)

Hemsley


Rank

-


Taxon

-


Author (Sub Species/Variant)

-


Literature

FWTA 1: 670


Vouchers

Bos 2544 (BR, K, WAG); van Meer 319 (MO, WAG)


Common Name(s)

Not Known


Notes

-

Lasiodiscus chevalieri

Lasiodiscus chevalieri


Rhamnaceae


Habit

Tree


Fern

No


Predominant Habitat

Forest


Geographic Distribution

Liberia (likely to occur)


IUCN Red-List

Not assessed


Synonyms

-


Author (Species)

Hutchinson


Rank

-


Taxon

-


Author (Sub Species/Variant)

-


Literature

Kew Bull. 50: 495


Vouchers

-


Common Name(s)

Not Known


Notes

Tree to 10 m, in drier forests, not yet recorded from Liberia; bark reddish, slash medicin-scented; twigs very white, lenticellate. Leaves simple, opposite, with stipules (but not interpetiolar) with parallel nerves. Petiole short, ± 5 mm; blade unequal-sided at base, margin serrate; 6 – 8 pairs of laterals, finer venation scalariform.

Maesopsis eminii

Maesopsis eminii


Rhamnaceae


Habit

Tree


Fern

No


Predominant Habitat

Forest


Geographic Distribution

Liberia


IUCN Red-List

Not assessed


Synonyms

-


Author (Species)

Engler


Rank

-


Taxon

-


Author (Sub Species/Variant)

-


Literature

FWTA 1: 669


Vouchers

Cooper 429 (K); Jongkind 5399 (WAG)


Common Name(s)

Not Known


Notes

Tree to 30 cm Ø. Leaves opposite, sub-opposite or alternate, with a pair of pointed stipules; margin scalloped on the lower edge, dentate along the upper edge, each dent with a little gland; laterals below with a gland in the axil;venation finely transverse scalariform. Wood reported to be termite resistant and used in building scaffolds.

Ventilago africana

Ventilago africana


Rhamnaceae


Habit

Liana


Fern

No


Predominant Habitat

Forest


Geographic Distribution

Liberia


IUCN Red-List

Not assessed


Synonyms

-


Author (Species)

Exell


Rank

-


Taxon

-


Author (Sub Species/Variant)

-


Literature

FWTA 1: 670; Flore Mt Nimba 2; 777


Vouchers

Adam 21002 (P); Jongkind 7183 (WAG)


Common Name(s)

Not Known


Notes

-

Lasiodiscus mannii

Lasiodiscus mannii


Rhamnaceae


Habit

Tree


Fern

No


Predominant Habitat

Forest


Geographic Distribution

Liberia


IUCN Red-List

Not assessed


Synonyms

Lasiodiscus mildbraedii/marmoratus


Author (Species)

Hooker f.


Rank

-


Taxon

-


Author (Sub Species/Variant)

-


Literature

Kew Bull. 50: 505


Vouchers

Bos 2612 (WAG); Jongkind 7093 (WAG)


Common Name(s)

Not Known


Notes

A small understory tree of the semi deciduous forest; twigs brown pubescent; with medicinal scented slash. Leaves simple, opposite, with stipules; venation transverse scalariform. White flowers and inflorescences. Syn.: Lasiodiscus mildbaedii/Lasiodiscus marmoratus.

Lasiodiscus fasciculiflorus

Lasiodiscus fasciculiflorus


Rhamnaceae


Habit

Tree


Fern

No


Predominant Habitat

Forest


Geographic Distribution

Liberia


IUCN Red-List

Not assessed


Synonyms

-


Author (Species)

Engler


Rank

-


Taxon

-


Author (Sub Species/Variant)

-


Literature

Kew Bull. 50: 499


Vouchers

Jansen 1553 (WAG); Leeuwenberg 4836 (BR, K, MO, WAG)


Common Name(s)

Not Known


Notes

Small tree; young twigs and petioles pubescent; with medicinal-scented slash. Leaves simple, opposite; short petiole, with stipules; leaves slightly dentate or entire; about 7 laterals; lax scalariform venation. Fruits round, about 15 mm across.