Vepris hiernii

Vepris hiernii


Rutaceae


Habit

Tree


Fern


Predominant Habitat


Geographic Distribution


IUCN Red-List


Synonyms

Diphasia angolensis/Diphasia klaineana


Author (Species)

Gereau


Rank


Taxon


Author (Sub Species/Variant)


Literature


Vouchers


Common Name(s)


Notes

Small tree of the semi deciduous forest, mostly on rocky places, to 15 m. Leaves usually trifoliolate, rarely simple. Syn.: Diphasia angolensis/Diphasia klaineana. Note: a little known species with similar orange hairs, Vepris sp. A, has also been reported from Liberia; the margin is recurved; twigs with rough corky/warty bark.

Zanthoxylum gilletii

Zanthoxylum gilletii


Rutaceae


Habit

Tree


Fern

No


Predominant Habitat

Forest


Geographic Distribution

Liberia


IUCN Red-List

Not assessed


Synonyms

Fagara macrophylla, F. tessmannii


Author (Species)

(De Wild.) Waterman


Rank

-


Taxon

-


Author (Sub Species/Variant)

-


Literature

Taxon 24: 363


Vouchers

Jongkind 6580 (WAG); van Harten 240 (K, WAG)


Common Name(s)

fagara (olondu) (Liberian english/ local name/ trade name) Gboweh (Sapo)


Notes

Big pioneer tree in rainforest zone, very common in secondary forests, rarely over 50 cm Ø; long, tufted leaves in terminal clusters. Base of the stem straight or low root spurs, lower stem with broad-based thorns ending in a sharp prickle, disappearing on older trees; twigs and petioles with small thorns. Leaves pinnate with alternate or (sub)opposite leaflets, to 100 cm long, with about 15 pairs of leaflets. Leaflets to 15 cm long, very asymmetric at base, many with prominent basal glands, often with recurved prickles on the midrib below; blade with translucent points. Fruits little capsules of about 5 mm Ø, in dense panicles. See also PROTA database. Syn.: Fagara macrophylla/Fagara tessmannii.

Zanthoxylum mezoneurispinosum

Zanthoxylum mezoneurispinosum


Rutaceae


Habit

Liana


Fern

No


Predominant Habitat

Forest


Geographic Distribution

Upper Guinean Forest


IUCN Red-List

Not assessed


Synonyms

-


Author (Species)

(Aké Assi) W.D.Hawthorne ined.


Rank

-


Taxon

-


Author (Sub Species/Variant)

-


Literature

Hawthorne & Jongkind 2006


Vouchers

Jongkind 6635 WAG); Jongkind 6636 (WAG)


Common Name(s)

Not Known


Notes

-

Zanthoxylum rubescens

Zanthoxylum rubescens


Rutaceae


Habit

Shrub


Fern

No


Predominant Habitat

Forest


Geographic Distribution

Liberia


IUCN Red-List

Not assessed


Synonyms

Fagara rubescens


Author (Species)

Planchon ex Hooker f.


Rank

-


Taxon

-


Author (Sub Species/Variant)

-


Literature

Taxon 24: 361


Vouchers

Jansen 948 (BR, MO, WAG); van Meer 102 (MO, WAG)


Common Name(s)

Not Known


Notes

Small tree or straggling shrub in semi deciduous or rainforest. Leaves over 50 cm long, with a flattened or slightly winged rachis and 9 – 13 leaflets. Laterals impressed above; margin seemingly entire but finely notched. Prickles soon recurved, 3 – 5 mm long. Leaflets often reddish above near the rachis, with many translucent dots and serrated towards the top.

Vepris felicis

Vepris felicis


Rutaceae


Habit

Tree


Fern

No


Predominant Habitat

Forest


Geographic Distribution

Liberia (near endemic)


IUCN Red-List

Not assessed


Synonyms

-


Author (Species)

Breteler


Rank

-


Taxon

-


Author (Sub Species/Variant)

-


Literature

Kew Bull. 50: 131


Vouchers

de Wilde 3754 (BR, K, P, WAG)


Common Name(s)

Not Known


Notes

Rare small tree with sub opposite yellowish leaves. Blade leathery, oblong-elliptic, with about 12 pairs of laterals and numerous translucent points; petiole about 1 cm. Terminal bud with orange hairs. Flowers pale yellowish white. Fruit fleshy, 3 – 4 lobed, orange.

Zanthoxylum lemairei

Zanthoxylum lemairei


Rutaceae


Habit

Shrub


Fern

No


Predominant Habitat

Forest


Geographic Distribution

Liberia (likely to occur)


IUCN Red-List

Not assessed


Synonyms

-


Author (Species)

(De Wild.) Waterman


Rank

-


Taxon

-


Author (Sub Species/Variant)

-


Literature

Taxon 24: 364


Vouchers

-


Common Name(s)

Not Known


Notes

-

Zanthoxylum chevalieri

Zanthoxylum chevalieri


Rutaceae


Habit

Tree


Fern

No


Predominant Habitat

Forest


Geographic Distribution

Liberia (likely to occur)


IUCN Red-List

Not assessed


Synonyms

-


Author (Species)

Waterman


Rank

-


Taxon

-


Author (Sub Species/Variant)

-


Literature

Taxon 24: 365


Vouchers

-


Common Name(s)

Not Known


Notes

Possibly just a hairy form of Z. rubescens.

Allexis cauliflora

Allexis cauliflora


Rutaceae



Habit

Tree


Fern


Predominant Habitat


Geographic Distribution


IUCN Red-List


Synonyms


Author (Species)

(Oliv.) Pierre


Rank


Taxon


Author (Sub Species/Variant)


Literature


Vouchers


Common Name(s)


Notes

Small, little-branched understory tree to 6 m high with narrowly obovate, clustered, large leaves, longer than 30 cm, with more than 25 pairs of laterals, joining a sub-marginal nerve. Twigs thick, hollow; not (yet) found in Liberia.

Citropsis sp.nr.gabunensis

Citropsis sp.nr.gabunensis


Rutaceae


Habit

Shrub


Fern

No


Predominant Habitat

Forest


Geographic Distribution

Liberia


IUCN Red-List

Not assessed


Synonyms

-


Author (Species)

(Engler) Swingle & Kellerman


Rank

-


Taxon

-


Author (Sub Species/Variant)

-


Literature

FWTA 1: 688


Vouchers

Cooper 39 (K); Linder 87a (K)


Common Name(s)

Not Known


Notes

-

Zanthoxylum parvifoliolum

Zanthoxylum parvifoliolum


Rutaceae


Habit

Tree


Fern

No


Predominant Habitat

Forest


Geographic Distribution

Liberia


IUCN Red-List

Not assessed


Synonyms

Fagara parvifoliola


Author (Species)

(A.Chev. ex Keay) W.D.Hawth.


Rank

-


Taxon

-


Author (Sub Species/Variant)

-


Literature

Hawthorne & Jongkind 2006


Vouchers

Jongkind 9155 (WAG)


Common Name(s)

Not Known


Notes

A fairly small tree, mostly in secondary forests, to 80 cm Ø, with a smooth bark with horizontal rows of sharp thorns, also on branches and twigs; slash thin, fibrous, with vertical streaks, aromatic, dirty white/brownish, discoloring. Branches with small thorns. Leaves pinnate with (sub)opposite – alternate leaflets, in dense clusters; leaflets with a tiny pouch on one side of the petiolule, asymmetric at base, with a recurved margin; margin not dented but scalloped with undeep incisions; tip blunt-emarginate. Fruits in panicles shorter than the leaves, each fruit a 4 – 5 mm round capsule. Syn.: Fagara parvifoliola.