Warneckea fascicularis

Warneckea fascicularis


Melastomataceae


Habit

Tree


Fern

No


Predominant Habitat

Forest


Geographic Distribution

Liberia


IUCN Red-List

Not assessed


Synonyms

Memecylon fasciculare


Author (Species)

(Planch ex Bentham) Jacq.-Félix


Rank

-


Taxon

-


Author (Sub Species/Variant)

-


Literature

Adansonia sér. 2, 18: 230


Vouchers

Adam 20788 (P)


Common Name(s)

Not Known


Notes

Small tree of montane riparian forest. Leaves simple, opposite; very short petiole, margin entire, 2 basal nerves parallel to midrib, tri-nerved, venation lax scalariform.

Urtricularia subulata

Urtricularia subulata


Lentibulariaceae


Habit

Herb


Fern

No


Predominant Habitat

Wetland


Geographic Distribution

Liberia


IUCN Red-List

Not assessed


Synonyms

-


Author (Species)

L.


Rank

-


Taxon

-


Author (Sub Species/Variant)

-


Literature

FWTA 2: 380; Taylor, 1989: 524


Vouchers

Jongkind 6188 (WAG); Leeuwenberg 4892 (K, WAG)


Common Name(s)

Not Known


Notes

-

Combretum calobotrys

Combretum calobotrys


Combretaceae


Habit

Liana


Fern

No


Predominant Habitat

Forest


Geographic Distribution

Liberia (near endemic)


IUCN Red-List

Not assessed


Synonyms

-


Author (Species)

Engler & Diels


Rank

-


Taxon

-


Author (Sub Species/Variant)

-


Literature

FWTA 1: 273


Vouchers

Dinklage 1862 (BM); Jansen 984 (WAG)


Common Name(s)

Not Known


Notes

-

Mapania cacumina

Mapania cacumina


Cyperaceae


Habit

Herb


Fern

No


Predominant Habitat

Grassland


Geographic Distribution

Liberia


IUCN Red-List

Not assessed


Synonyms

Hypolytrum cacuminum


Author (Species)

(Nelmes) Lye


Rank

-


Taxon

-


Author (Sub Species/Variant)

-


Literature

-


Vouchers

Adam 20636 (K); Bequaert 94 (K)


Common Name(s)

Not Known


Notes

-

Triplochiton scleroxylon

Triplochiton scleroxylon


Sterculiaceae


Habit

Tree


Fern

No


Predominant Habitat

Forest


Geographic Distribution

Liberia


IUCN Red-List

Least Concern


Synonyms

-


Author (Species)

K.Schum.


Rank

-


Taxon

-


Author (Sub Species/Variant)

-


Literature

FWTA 1: 313; Flore Mt Nimba 1: 427


Vouchers

Jansen 1773 (BR, MO, WAG); Voorhoeve 1308 (WAG)


Common Name(s)

Lou (Gio) Polu (Krahn) obeche (sambawawa) (Liberian english/ local name/ trade name)


Notes

Very tall tree of the drier forest zones, to 50 m and 1.8 m Ø. Younger trees with a deep, conical crown, more spreading and rounded in older trees. Branches in pseudo whorls. Stem straight, a bit angular, with narrow buttresses. Bark thick with numerous lenticels, scaly in older trees. Slash dark brown on the outside, light yellowish brown on the inside, in interlocked tangential layers, darkening on exposure, with fine ripple marks. Leaves characteristically palmately lobed with (3) 5 (7) lobes, incised halfway the blade. Ring scars at nodes. Fruits are winged, spreading by wind. See also PROTA database.

Telfairia occidentalis

Telfairia occidentalis


Cucurbitaceae


Habit

Liana


Fern

No


Predominant Habitat

Forest


Geographic Distribution

Liberia (likely to occur)


IUCN Red-List

Not assessed


Synonyms

-


Author (Species)

Hooker f.


Rank

-


Taxon

-


Author (Sub Species/Variant)

-


Literature

J.W.Afr.S.A. 9: 85


Vouchers

-


Common Name(s)

Not Known


Notes

-

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.

Rothmannia urcelliformis

Rothmannia urcelliformis


Rubiaceae


Habit

Tree


Fern

No


Predominant Habitat

Forest


Geographic Distribution

Liberia (likely to occur)


IUCN Red-List

Not assessed


Synonyms

-


Author (Species)

(Hiern) Bullock ex Robyns


Rank

-


Taxon

-


Author (Sub Species/Variant)

-


Literature

BJBB 65: 226


Vouchers

-


Common Name(s)

Not Known


Notes

Small understory tree of semi deciduous and drier forest, up to 15 cm Ø, resembling R. hispida: petiole, midrib and laterals hairy beneath. Leaves simple, in whorls of three; interpetiolar stipules ± type 10. Big round fruits.

Peperomia molleri

Peperomia molleri


Piperaceae


Habit

Epiphyte


Fern

No


Predominant Habitat

Forest


Geographic Distribution

Liberia


IUCN Red-List

Not assessed


Synonyms

-


Author (Species)

C.DC.


Rank

-


Taxon

-


Author (Sub Species/Variant)

-


Literature

Bot. Jahrb. 93: 106


Vouchers

Baldwin 9540 (K)


Common Name(s)

Not Known


Notes

-

Pouteria altissima

Pouteria altissima


Sapotaceae


Habit

Tree


Fern

No


Predominant Habitat

Forest


Geographic Distribution

Liberia (likely to occur)


IUCN Red-List

Lower Risk


Synonyms

Aningeria altissima


Author (Species)

(A.Chevalier) Baehni


Rank

-


Taxon

-


Author (Sub Species/Variant)

-


Literature

Pennington, 1991: 203


Vouchers

-


Common Name(s)

Not Known


Notes

Very large tree of the drier semi deciduous forest, to 40 m tall and 100 cm Ø (or more?). Base of the tree with very large buttresses; bark light grayish, with longitudinal folds; slash pale yellow – pink, exuding only a little latex. Leaves smaller than those of P. alnifolia, 8 – 15 x 4 – 6 cm, with ± 15 pairs of laterals that reach the margin, with conspicuous long orange hairs on the laterals; venation ± scalariform. Fruits olive-shaped, containing 1 seed. See also PROTA database.