Desplatsia chrysochlamys

Desplatsia chrysochlamys


Tiliaceae


Habit

Tree


Fern

No


Predominant Habitat

Forest


Geographic Distribution

Liberia


IUCN Red-List

Not assessed


Synonyms

-


Author (Species)

(Mildbraed & Burr.) Mildbraed & Bu


Rank

-


Taxon

-


Author (Sub Species/Variant)

-


Literature

FWTA 1: 307


Vouchers

Jansen 2186 (BR, MO, WAG); Jongkind 5699 (WAG)


Common Name(s)

Not Known


Notes

A tree of the rainforest, on alluvial soils, often close to water, to 40 cm Ø, with twisted bole; branches low, the branches in tiers; slash thick and spongy-fibrous, yellow, with dilatation strands. Leaves, twigs, persistent stipules with a dense cover of long, coarse, orange hairs; stellate hairs on the blade beneath. Leaves simple, alternate; base 3-nerved + ± 5 pairs of not basal laterals; venation scalariform. Flowers white or pink. Fruit yellow, sub-orbicular, 10 x 8 – 9 cm, depressed at both ends, containing numerous seeds in a very fibrous mass

Corchorus aestuans

Corchorus aestuans


Tiliaceae


Habit

Shrub


Fern

No


Predominant Habitat

Cultivated Areas


Geographic Distribution

Liberia


IUCN Red-List

Not assessed


Synonyms

-


Author (Species)

L.


Rank

-


Taxon

-


Author (Sub Species/Variant)

-


Literature

FWTA 1: 308


Vouchers

Linder 1014 (K); Linder 1321 (K)


Common Name(s)

Not Known


Notes

-

Glyphaea brevis

Glyphaea brevis


Tiliaceae


Habit

Tree


Fern

No


Predominant Habitat

Forest


Geographic Distribution

Liberia


IUCN Red-List

Not assessed


Synonyms

-


Author (Species)

(Sprengel) Monachino


Rank

-


Taxon

-


Author (Sub Species/Variant)

-


Literature

FWTA 1: 308


Vouchers

Jansen 2005 (BR, K, WAG); Leeuwenberg 4831 (BR, K, WAG)


Common Name(s)

Not Known


Notes

Shrub or small tree, often used to make hedges because it roots easily from cuttings. Leaves rounded or slightly cordate at base, 3-nerved, the venation wide-scalariform; tuft domatia present; lamina with fine stellate hairs beneath;about 4 laterals;venation lax scalariform. The spindle shaped fruits of about 6 cm long are pointed at both ends and have many longitudinal ridges.

Desplatsia dewevrei

Desplatsia dewevrei


Tiliaceae


Habit

Tree


Fern

No


Predominant Habitat

Forest


Geographic Distribution

Liberia


IUCN Red-List

Not assessed


Synonyms

-


Author (Species)

(De Wild. & Th.Dur.) Burret


Rank

-


Taxon

-


Author (Sub Species/Variant)

-


Literature

FWTA 1: 307


Vouchers

Voorhoeve 769 (WAG)


Common Name(s)

Not Known


Notes

Small but sometimes bigger tree of the deciduous forest. Trees with whorled branches, slash thick and spongy, with dilatation bands. Leaf (very) asymmetric at base, with stipules with slips, margin with robust serrations. Leaves not with a dense cover of orange hairs like in D. chrysochlamys; softly hairy petiole; base 3-nerved + ± 6 pairs of not basal laterals with orange tuft domatia; venation scalariform. Flowers yellow. Fruit resembling D. chrysochlamys.

Triumfetta rhomboidea

Triumfetta rhomboidea


Tiliaceae


Habit

Shrub


Fern

No


Predominant Habitat

Cultivated Areas


Geographic Distribution

Liberia


IUCN Red-List

Not assessed


Synonyms

-


Author (Species)

Jacq.


Rank

-


Taxon

-


Author (Sub Species/Variant)

-


Literature

FWTA 1: 309


Vouchers

Bos 2636 (BR, K, WAG); van Harten 67 (HBG, K, WAG)


Common Name(s)

Not Known


Notes

-

Grewia hookerana

Grewia hookerana


Tiliaceae


Habit

Liana


Fern

No


Predominant Habitat

Forest


Geographic Distribution

Liberia


IUCN Red-List

Not assessed


Synonyms

-


Author (Species)

Exell & Mendonça


Rank

-


Taxon

-


Author (Sub Species/Variant)

-


Literature

FWTA 1: 303


Vouchers

de Koning 403 (WAG); Leeuwenberg 4631 (B, P, WAG)


Common Name(s)

Not Known


Notes

-

Clappertonia ficifolia

Clappertonia ficifolia


Tiliaceae


Habit

Shrub


Fern

No


Predominant Habitat

Wetland


Geographic Distribution

Liberia


IUCN Red-List

Not assessed


Synonyms

-


Author (Species)

(Willd.) Decne.


Rank

-


Taxon

-


Author (Sub Species/Variant)

-


Literature

FWTA 1: 310


Vouchers

Blyden 906 (WAG); Bos 2275 (BR, K, WAG)


Common Name(s)

Not Known


Notes

-

Desplatsia subericarpa

Desplatsia subericarpa


Tiliaceae


Habit

Tree


Fern

No


Predominant Habitat

Forest


Geographic Distribution

Liberia


IUCN Red-List

Not assessed


Synonyms

-


Author (Species)

Bocq.


Rank

-


Taxon

-


Author (Sub Species/Variant)

-


Literature

FWTA 1: 307


Vouchers

Voorhoeve 198 (WAG)


Common Name(s)

Not Known


Notes

Shrub or small tree, to 10 m high, in the understory of the rainforest. Young branches rusty pubescent. Stipules persistent, deeply incised with three slips. Leaf symmetric, not with cover of orange hairs like D. chrysoglamys but with dense, short, ginger hairs. Leaf 3-nerved at base, rounded or cordate; margin with fine teeth: the extension of laterals over the margin. Venation open-scalariform; tuft domatia present. Flowers white or pink. Big fruits, yellow when ripe, filled with a gum that at first is yellow but turns red, then black.

Clappertonia minor

Clappertonia minor


Tiliaceae


Habit

Shrub


Fern

No


Predominant Habitat

Cultivated Areas


Geographic Distribution

Upper Guinean Forest


IUCN Red-List

Not assessed


Synonyms

-


Author (Species)

(Baill.) Becherer


Rank

-


Taxon

-


Author (Sub Species/Variant)

-


Literature

FWTA 1: 310


Vouchers

Jongkind 5300 (WAG); van Harten 186 (HBG, k, WAG)


Common Name(s)

Not Known


Notes

-

Triumfetta heudelotii

Triumfetta heudelotii


Tiliaceae


Habit

Shrub


Fern

No


Predominant Habitat

Cultivated Areas


Geographic Distribution

Liberia


IUCN Red-List

Not assessed


Synonyms

-


Author (Species)

Planchon ex Mast.


Rank

-


Taxon

-


Author (Sub Species/Variant)

-


Literature

Flore Mt Nimba 1: 411


Vouchers

-


Common Name(s)

Not Known


Notes

-