Table 1: Relative importance of liana species within the forest types.

NameLow disturbance forestModerate disturbance forestHigh disturbance forest
RDRBARFIVIRDRBARFIVIRDRBARFIVI

Annonaceae
 Artabotrys insignis 1.020.392.443.85
 Uvaria mocoli 2.042.822.447.30
Apocynaceae
 Alafia barteri 1.020.392.443.8514.068.858.3331.249.055.066.5820.69
 Alafia whytei 1.020.622.444.084.691.652.789.122.861.663.958.47
 Farquharia elliptica 3.133.605.5612.292.385.303.9511.63
 Gongronema latifolium 4.761.105.2611.12
 Landolphia dulcis var. barteri 21.439.687.8939.00
 Landolphia hirsuta 3.139.715.5618.40
 Landolphia owariensis 1.560.472.784.81
 Motandra guineensis 3.062.204.8810.146.672.965.2614.89
 Periploca nigrescens 9.389.282.7821.44
Araceae
 Cercestis afzelii 1.560.432.784.77
Celastraceae
 Hippocratea africana 1.022.672.446.133.131.152.787.068.5714.516.5829.66
 Hippocratea rowlandii 7.143.434.8815.451.430.513.955.89
 Hippocratea vignei 0.480.741.322.54
 Salacia elegans 20.4136.609.7666.773.130.945.569.63——
 Salacia longipes 1.430.592.634.65
 Salacia staudtiana 1.020.862.444.32
 Salacia tuberculata 1.560.432.784.77
Combretaceae
 Combretum cuspidatum 1.020.362.443.82
 Combretum sp.1.021.502.444.961.561.872.786.214.295.726.5816.59
Connaraceae
 Agelaea paradoxa 0.480.401.322.20
 Agelaea sp.2.381.652.636.66
 Agelaea trifolia 0.480.181.321.98
 Castanola paradoxa 0.950.781.323.05
 Connarus africanus 1.432.192.636.25
Convolvulaceae
 Calycobolus africanus 10.205.819.7625.7717.1917.025.5639.77
 Calycobolus heudelotii 20.4118.4814.6353.522.863.731.327.91
 Neuropeltis acuminata 10.205.727.3223.241.431.842.635.90
 Neuropeltis prevosteoides 1.560.432.784.77
Dichapetalaceae
 Dichapetalum heudelotii 3.069.824.8817.76
 Dichapetalum guineense 0.955.161.327.43
 Dichapetalum ndongense 1.021.782.445.24
 Dichapetalum toxicarium 1.431.141.323.89
Dilleniaceae
 Tetracera sp.0.481.201.323.00
Euphorbiaceae
 Alchornea cordifolia 1.563.462.787.800.482.181.323.98
Fabaceae
 Acacia kamerunensis 3.139.132.7815.044.298.315.2617.86
 Dalbergiella welwitschii 0.951.131.323.40
 Griffonia simplicifolia 5.245.965.2616.46
 Leptoderris micrantha 1.020.502.443.961.561.462.785.801.432.092.636.15
 Leptoderris miegei 0.951.431.323.70
 Leptoderris sp.1.904.021.327.24
 Milletia leucantha 3.1314.625.5623.31
Icacinaceae
 Neostachyanthus occidentalis 1.561.622.785.96
 Pyrenacantha acuminata 1.431.522.635.58
 Rhaphiostylis preussii 4.082.534.8811.491.566.822.7811.160.480.711.322.51
 Rhaphiostylis sp.1.560.432.784.77
Linaceae
 Hugonia platysepala 1.901.241.324.46
Menispermaceae
 Triclisia patens 1.020.302.443.760.480.181.321.98
Passifloraceae
 Adenia rumicifolia 4.081.632.448.156.251.468.3316.04
 Adenia sp.3.060.594.888.53
Rubiaceae
 Morinda morindoides 1.020.302.443.764.691.752.789.22
Sterculiaceae
 Byttneria catalpifolia-africana 1.560.432.784.770.480.201.322.00
Tiliaceae
 Grewia carpinifolia 1.901.851.325.07
Vitaceae
 Cissus debilis 1.020.712.444.174.691.938.3314.95
 Cissus petiolata 3.131.082.786.99
 Cissus sp.1.903.071.326.29

(RD: relative density;  RF: relative frequency; RBA: relative basal area; IVI: importance value index).