Trichoscypha barbata

Trichoscypha barbata


Anacardiaceae


Habit

Tree


Fern

No


Predominant Habitat

Forest


Geographic Distribution

Liberia (near endemic)


IUCN Red-List

Not assessed


Synonyms

Trichoscypha sp.A; Trichoscypha sp.B.


Author (Species)

Breteler


Rank

-


Taxon

-


Author (Sub Species/Variant)

-


Literature

Adansonia sér. 3, 23: 252


Vouchers

Jansen 2150 (BR, P, WAG); Linder 721 (K, WAG)


Common Name(s)

Not Known


Notes

Small understory tree in the wet rain forest, up to 10 m high and 15 cm Ø. Branchlets densely brown velutinous. Leaves (4) 6 – 10 jugate, clearly hairy with long spreading hairs along the recurved margin and other parts of the leaf; clustered; midrib impressed above. Fruit as yet unknown.

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

-

Cola buntingii

Cola buntingii


Sterculiaceae


Habit

Tree


Fern

No


Predominant Habitat

Forest


Geographic Distribution

Liberia (near endemic)


IUCN Red-List

Not assessed


Synonyms

-


Author (Species)

Baker f.


Rank

-


Taxon

-


Author (Sub Species/Variant)

-


Literature

FWTA 1: 326


Vouchers

Jongkind 7005 (WAG); Versteegh 777 (WAG)


Common Name(s)

Not Known


Notes

Small, low branched tree or shrub with big digitate, clustered leaves; each leaflet with normal petiolule and entire margin; young parts covered in chocolate brown stellate hairs. Wet evergreen forests. A tree to 10 m high with an uneven bole; in the undergrowth of the evergreen forest. Sap wood grey, heart-wood orange-brown. Used in Liberia for hut-construction.The fruit-pulp is reported edible (Bush kola).

Cola angustifolia

Cola angustifolia


Sterculiaceae


Habit

Tree


Fern

No


Predominant Habitat

Forest


Geographic Distribution

Liberia (near endemic)


IUCN Red-List

Not assessed


Synonyms

-


Author (Species)

K.Schum.


Rank

-


Taxon

-


Author (Sub Species/Variant)

-


Literature

FWTA 1: 329


Vouchers

Adam 21436 (K); Jongkind 6804 (WAG)


Common Name(s)

Not Known


Notes

Small or medium sized tree with blackish, vertically grooved twigs with lens-shaped white lenticels. Hairs, when present, often stellate. Leaf with a short petiole and 5 – 7 pairs of laterals.

Hypselodelphys velutina

Hypselodelphys velutina


Marantaceae


Habit

Liana


Fern

No


Predominant Habitat

Forest


Geographic Distribution

Liberia (near endemic)


IUCN Red-List

Not assessed


Synonyms

-


Author (Species)

Jongkind


Rank

-


Taxon

-


Author (Sub Species/Variant)

-


Literature

Adansonia, sér. 3, 30 (1) : 57-62.


Vouchers

Bos 2304 (WAG); Linder 347 (K)


Common Name(s)

Not Known


Notes

-

Diospyros thomasii

Diospyros thomasii


Ebenaceae


Habit

Tree


Fern

No


Predominant Habitat

Forest


Geographic Distribution

Liberia (near endemic)


IUCN Red-List

Not assessed


Synonyms

-


Author (Species)

Hutch. & Dalziel


Rank

-


Taxon

-


Author (Sub Species/Variant)

-


Literature

BJBB 48: 324


Vouchers

Jongkind 5340 (WAG); Stoop – v.d. Kasteele 320 (WAG)


Common Name(s)

Not Known


Notes

A small Diospyros species, to 9 m tall, with a dark green, finely fissured bark. Leaves simple, alternate, bluish-grey beneath, with venation scalariform. Ripe fruits yellow.

Ixora aggregata

Ixora aggregata


Rubiaceae


Habit

Shrub


Fern

No


Predominant Habitat

Forest


Geographic Distribution

Liberia (near endemic)


IUCN Red-List

Not assessed


Synonyms

Ixora micheliana


Author (Species)

Hutchinson


Rank

-


Taxon

-


Author (Sub Species/Variant)

-


Literature

Opera Bot. 9: 76


Vouchers

Dinklage 1956 (B, WAG); Jongkind 6245 (BR, WAG)


Common Name(s)

Not Known


Notes

-

Dactyladenia smeathmannii

Dactyladenia smeathmannii


Chrysobalanaceae


Habit

Tree


Fern

No


Predominant Habitat

Forest


Geographic Distribution

Liberia (near endemic)


IUCN Red-List

Not assessed


Synonyms

Acioa unwinii


Author (Species)

(Baillon) Prance & White


Rank

-


Taxon

-


Author (Sub Species/Variant)

-


Literature

Brittonia 31: 486


Vouchers

Jansen 2268 (WAG); van Meer 273 (WAG)


Common Name(s)

Not Known


Notes

-

Ixora nimbana

Ixora nimbana


Rubiaceae


Habit

Shrub


Fern

No


Predominant Habitat

Forest


Geographic Distribution

Liberia (near endemic)


IUCN Red-List

Not assessed


Synonyms

-


Author (Species)

Schnell


Rank

-


Taxon

-


Author (Sub Species/Variant)

-


Literature

Opera Bot. 9: 144


Vouchers

Baldwin 9285 (K, WAG); Leeuwenberg 4702 (K, P, WAG)


Common Name(s)

Not Known


Notes

Montane (Nimba),Ixora species with papery leaves, simple, opposite, with interpetiolar stipules; petiole short-medium; blade 10 – 20 cm long, with 8 – 13 pairs of laterals and short hairs on the midrib.

Cassipourea nialatou

Cassipourea nialatou


Rhizophoraceae


Habit

Tree


Fern

No


Predominant Habitat

Forest


Geographic Distribution

Liberia (near endemic)


IUCN Red-List

Not assessed


Synonyms

-


Author (Species)

Aubréville & Pellegrin


Rank

-


Taxon

-


Author (Sub Species/Variant)

-


Literature

FWTA 1: 283; Voorhoeve, 1979: 310


Vouchers

de Koning 433 (WAG); Voorhoeve 540 (WAG)


Common Name(s)

Not Known


Notes

Can grow into a medium-sized, rarely very large tree of 30 m and 90 cm Ø; base of the tree with characteristic coiled or wrinkled low root swellings. Bark smooth and grey, flaky with horizontal lines. Slash hard, granular, ochre-yellowish, with some clear watery sap. Twigs slightly swollen and compressed at the nodes, the internodes 1 – 3.5 cm long. Stipules interpetiolar, triangular, covering a sticky terminal bud, leaving transverse scars at the nodes when shed. Petiole 5 – 7 mm; blade coriaceous, dark green above, paler beneath, 5 – 13 cm long, cuneate at base, bluntly acute or shortly cuspidate at the top. Margin entire. Laterals 5 – 8 , hardly raised beneath; reticulation indistinct. Leaves of watershoots larger. See also PROTA database.