Celtis prantlii

Celtis prantlii


Ulmaceae


Habit

Tree


Fern

No


Predominant Habitat

Forest


Geographic Distribution

Liberia (likely to occur)


IUCN Red-List

Not assessed


Synonyms

Celtis philippensis; Celtis wightii; Celtis brownii


Author (Species)

Priemer ex Engl.


Rank

-


Taxon

-


Author (Sub Species/Variant)

-


Literature

Revision


Vouchers

-


Common Name(s)

Not Known


Notes

A small, low-branching understory tree of the semi deciduous forest, with sarmentose branches. Slash yellowish, rapidly turning darker. Leaves simple, alternate, with a pair of high reaching ascending basal laterals, glabrous. Fruit a glabrous drupe of about 9 mm, on a 6 – 12 mm long stalk.Syn.: Celtis brownii/Celtis wightii/Celtis philippensis.

Celtis zenkeri

Celtis zenkeri


Ulmaceae


Habit

Tree


Fern

No


Predominant Habitat

Forest


Geographic Distribution

Liberia (likely to occur)


IUCN Red-List

Not assessed


Synonyms

-


Author (Species)

Engler


Rank

-


Taxon

-


Author (Sub Species/Variant)

-


Literature

FWTA 1: 592


Vouchers

-


Common Name(s)

Not Known


Notes

Canopy tree of the drier semi-deciduous forests, to 35 m tall; bole yellowish or silvery, with low triangular buttresses; young branches densely rusty pubescent. Leaves entire or a bit dentate along the upper edge, asymmetric and 3-nerved at base, +2 – 4 pairs of laterals; rusty pubescent beneath, venation strongly scalariform. Slash with concentric yellow and brown rings, quickly turning very dark on exposure. Leaves entire, but margin serrate on saplings. Fruit a 6 mm globose drupe, terminated by the remnants of the style. See also PROTA database.

Celtis gomnophylla

Celtis gomnophylla


Ulmaceae


Habit

Tree


Fern


Predominant Habitat


Geographic Distribution


IUCN Red-List


Synonyms


Author (Species)

Baker


Rank


Taxon


Author (Sub Species/Variant)


Literature


Vouchers


Common Name(s)


Notes

Tree of the upland forests, possibly present in Nimba. Leaves slender, lanceolate, entire or serrated on the upper half, the basal pair of laterals not reaching as far as e.g. C. prantlii; no tuft domatia. Slash typical Celtis-like but yellow-brown mottled or banded. Fruits small, ovoid, 6 mm long. See also PROTA database. Syn.: Celtis durandii.

Holoptelea grandis

Holoptelea grandis


Ulmaceae


Habit

Tree


Fern

No


Predominant Habitat

Forest


Geographic Distribution

Liberia (likely to occur)


IUCN Red-List

Not assessed


Synonyms

-


Author (Species)

-


Rank

-


Taxon

-


Author (Sub Species/Variant)

-


Literature

-


Vouchers

-


Common Name(s)

Not Known


Notes

A tall tree to 40 m high and 90 cm Ø, found in the drier forest regions, gallery forests, and in savannas (not yet recorded from Liberia). Base of the tree with strong buttresses, extending into butt flares. The bark is scaly, or vertically fissured. Slash hard and dry, orange/yellow-brown, brittle, with a green outer layer and a medicinal smell (iodine). Fruit winged, including the wing about 3 – 4 cm across, somewhat resembling the fruits of Hymenocardia and Pteleopsis. See also PROTA database.

Celtis adolfi-friderici

Celtis adolfi-friderici


Ulmaceae


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: 592; Flore Mt Nimba 2: 678


Vouchers

Adam 20263 (P); Jongkind 9183 (WAG)


Common Name(s)

Not Known


Notes

A very large tree of the deciduous forests, to 50 m tall and 100 cm Ø. Buttresses thin, low or high soaring; bole generally straight; crown dark and dense, the branchlets drooping. Slash very characteristic, a mottled mixture of white and brown – black spots. Leaves entire, asymmetric, with two steeply ascending basal nerves, glabrous except for tuft domatia on the upper half below. Fruit a 2 cm long drupe, with remnants of the style at the tip. See also PROTA database.

Trema orientalis

Trema orientalis


Ulmaceae


Habit

Tree


Fern

No


Predominant Habitat

Forest


Geographic Distribution

Liberia


IUCN Red-List

Not assessed


Synonyms

Trema guineensis


Author (Species)

(Linné) Blume


Rank

-


Taxon

-


Author (Sub Species/Variant)

-


Literature

Kew Bull. 19: 143


Vouchers

Bos 2642 (BR, K, WAG); Leeuwenberg 4715 (BR, K, WAG)


Common Name(s)

Not Known


Notes

A widespread shrub or small tree, low-branched with horizontal branches, invading open terrain and in secondary bush, reaching a height of 15 m and 20 cm Ø. Leaves rounded or cordate at base, serrate, raspy below. Leaves distichous, 3-nerved at base and ± 2 ascending laterals with a ± traverse scalariform venation. Fruits small drupes of about 3 mm ! Syn.: Trema guineensis.

Chaetacme aristata

Chaetacme aristata


Ulmaceae


Habit

Tree


Fern


Predominant Habitat


Geographic Distribution


IUCN Red-List


Synonyms


Author (Species)


Rank


Taxon


Author (Sub Species/Variant)


Literature


Vouchers


Common Name(s)


Notes

Thorny shrub of the northern edge of the forest zone but also in savannas. The bole and branches are armed with stout spines up to 2 cm long. Stipules enclosing the terminal bud, leaving an annular scar at the nodes. Tip of the leaf with a short extension of the midrib, ‘aristate’. Fruit a small drupe of about 9 mm, with the remnants of two styles at the top. Syn.: Chaetacme madagascariensis

Celtis mildbraedii

Celtis mildbraedii


Ulmaceae


Habit

Tree


Fern

No


Predominant Habitat

Forest


Geographic Distribution

Liberia


IUCN Red-List

Not assessed


Synonyms

-


Author (Species)

Baker


Rank

-


Taxon

-


Author (Sub Species/Variant)

-


Literature

FWTA 1: 592


Vouchers

Jongkind 9201 (WAG); Jongkind 9398 (WAG)


Common Name(s)

Not Known


Notes

Canopy tree, common in the semi-deciduous forests, but absent in the rainforest, to 40 m tall, little branched when still in the understory. Bark silvery or yellowish; slash contoured with yellow and brown bands, only slowly darkening on exposure. Distinct pair of basal laterals; margin dentattin restricted to upper half; blade with 2 – 4 pairs of laterals;young twigs and petiole with fine orange-brown hairs.Fruits a flattened ovoid red drupe of 12 x 10 mm, with remains of 2 styles at the top. See also PROTA database.