Habitat

Species occurrence increases significantly with rainfall to reach an optimum around 2500 mm/yr (logistic regression analysis, Chi2 test). It is found at altitudes below 500 m (Haegens 1994). It is often found in open forests. On sandy soils (herbarium).

Timing: flowering period in May, and from September to November (Haegens 1994)

Data sources

FWTA, Hall et al. (1973), Haegens (1994), Hawthorne (1995a), Hawthorne S Jongkind (2004)

Data sources

FWTA, Hall et al. (1973), Haegens (1994), Hawthorne (1995a), Hawthorne S Jongkind (2004)

Timing: flowering period in May, and from September to November (Haegens 1994)

spp

n

Open (n)

Altitude

River

Coast

Mean Annual Rainfall

Soil CMK

Soil WHC

>500m

<2km

<5km

D

M

W

VW

L

M

H

L

M

H

V.c.

25

60 (5)

44

32

0

0

28

44

28

8

44

48

36

4

20

All

46333

37

4

39

7

37

29

24

10

6

69

25

36

13

39

Vangueriella vanguerioides (Hiern) Verde.

Rubiaceae

Description Phenology

Guild: np

Life form: woody climber Max. height: 10 m high (herbarium) Max. diameter: 10 cm (herbarium) Leaf: opposite, simple, lanceolate to obovate, notophyll (2-5 x 4.5-11.5 cm), entire, herbaceous, pubescent when young; interpetiolar stipules Inflorescence: axillary, branched (panicle) Flower: small; corolla green outside, lobes inside yellow; petals before anthesis together in a tube; fragrant

Fruit: fleshy, ovoid (3 cm in diameter), reddish brown, smooth and hard, 1-2 seeds Seed: black

Other: it starts as a shrub. It has opposite paired thorns of 2.5 cm long on the lower part of the stem.

Data sources

Verdcourt (1987), Hawthorne & Jongkind (2004)

Distribution

Continent: Upper Guinea endemic Upper Guinea: Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Côte d'Ivoire, Ghana (herbarium, Verdcourt 1987) Distribution type: continuous, widespread, present in 27 30' cells, distribution range is 1417 km Forest type: montane forest, wet evergreen forest, dry forest, savanna, gallery forest, secondary forest, disturbed forest

Habitat

Species occurrence increases with rainfall to reach an optimum around 2800 mm/yr (logistic regression analysis and Chi2 test). In a wide variety of forest types, both in the understorey or in open places. On clayish, loamy, or sandy soils (herbarium).

Vepris tabouensis (Aubrév. & Pellegr.) W.Mziray

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