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.

Corynanthe pachyceras

Corynanthe pachyceras


Rubiaceae


Habit

Tree


Fern

No


Predominant Habitat

Forest


Geographic Distribution

Liberia


IUCN Red-List

Not assessed


Synonyms

-


Author (Species)

K.Schum.


Rank

-


Taxon

-


Author (Sub Species/Variant)

-


Literature

B.J.Linn.Soc. 120: 303


Vouchers

Bos 2886 (K, WAG); Jongkind 7195 (WAG)


Common Name(s)

Not Known


Notes

Small tortuous understory tree of the rainforest, sometimes reaching 50 cm Ø.; slit domatia present; interpetiolar stipules type 0; twigs with conspicuous scars at nodes; venation scalariform.

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.

Diospyros kamerunensis

Diospyros kamerunensis


Ebenaceae


Habit

Tree


Fern

No


Predominant Habitat

Forest


Geographic Distribution

Liberia


IUCN Red-List

Not assessed


Synonyms

-


Author (Species)

Gürke


Rank

-


Taxon

-


Author (Sub Species/Variant)

-


Literature

BJBB 48: 310


Vouchers

Cooper 304 (BM, FHO, K)


Common Name(s)

Not Known


Notes

Tree 5 – 15 m high with golden brownish crown due to golden brown hairy leaves. Slash pinkish, soft. Fruits yellow-orange, ellipsoid or globose.

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.

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.

Myrianthus arboreus

Myrianthus arboreus


Moraceae


Habit

Tree


Fern

No


Predominant Habitat

Forest


Geographic Distribution

Liberia


IUCN Red-List

Not assessed


Synonyms

-


Author (Species)

P.Beauv.


Rank

-


Taxon

-


Author (Sub Species/Variant)

-


Literature

BJBB 46: 478


Vouchers

de Koning 503 (WAG); Jansen 2066 (BR, MO, WAG)


Common Name(s)

Not Known


Notes

A densely branched tree to 15 m high, in older secondary forests or open terrain. Leaves digitately compound. See also PROTA database.

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.

Garcinia ovalifolia

Garcinia ovalifolia


Guttiferae


Habit

Tree


Fern

No


Predominant Habitat

Forest


Geographic Distribution

Liberia


IUCN Red-List

Not assessed


Synonyms

-


Author (Species)

Oliv.


Rank

-


Taxon

-


Author (Sub Species/Variant)

-


Literature

FWTA 1: 294


Vouchers

Jongkind 9094 (WAG)


Common Name(s)

Not Known


Notes

Small tree or shrub of drier forests/savanna forest. Leaf narrowly elliptic/oblanceolate, with straight, fairly close, inconspicuous laterals and ascending resin ducts crossing the laterals.

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.