Synonymy: Numerous. Common Names: Red Latan Palm. Distribution & Habitat: Cliffs and coastal ravines of the Mascarene Island of Reunion. The Red Latan Palm Tree, scientific name Latania lontaroides, is also known as Latania borbonica, Latania commersonii, and Latanier Rouge. Learn more about the Red latan palm – with amazing Red latan palm photos and facts on Arkive.
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The minimum temperature this palm tree can withstand when mature enough is 20F. Yellow latan palm Latania verschaffeltii. Less than 15 m.
As an adult I can’t tell it apart from a Blue Latan Palm- both have grey leaves and looks sort of like anemic Bismarckias. A dioecious species, male and female flowers are found on separate plants. It may NOT be used within Apps.
They have stiff fan shaped leaves, giving them a unique appearance, and they make excellent pot plants when young. Already germinating after 1 week sown after soaking it in water for 3 days just the root, no leafs after some weeks or more than latabia month. Rough-toothed dolphin Steno bredanensis. Wildscreen With – Tom Hooker: A dioecious species, male and female flowers are lontarpides on separate plants 5. They prefer to live in the sun right from the start and are resistant to drought.
Red Latan Palm Tree – Latania lontaroides
Find out more To find out more about the conservation of palms, see: Less than 6 m. Low difficulty Others may require a few more months to settle down in their new position. Leafstems and the leave margins always stay red.
Medium indicates a trunk growth of between 30 and 90 cm.
The rounded crown is made up of numerous, two to three metre wide, palmate leaves, while the straight, deep-grey trunk is lined with closely packed rings where the leaf sheaths have fallen away 2. Not commonly found in Mauritiusthough easier or less difficult than the 2 others Blue from Mauritius and Round Island and yellow from Rodrigues The Red one is also often confused with Blue or Yellow Latania here.
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The red latan palm is a relatively hardy species with a high salt tolerance 5. Retrieved from ” http: Flowers are followed by oval fruit. This information is awaiting authentication by a species expert, and will be updated as soon as possible.
Red latan palm conservation There are no known conservation measures in place for the red latan palm, but this species is cultivated as an ornamental palm around the world 2 4.
Latania lontaroides – Wikipedia
Crownshaft Sometimes at the base of the leaves, there is a marked thickening around the trunk of the palm. Left to right; the fruit, the fruit peels, and the white tender seeds when completely peeled.
Red latan palm biology The red latan palm is a relatively hardy species with a high salt tolerance 5. Already can notice at the bottom the sprouting root.
Latania lontaroides is a slow growing palm that can grow up to 30 — 40 ft tall with ft wide spread. It has a single clean trunk, slightly swollen at the base.
Use inside Some palms are an excellent addition to home decor being in little need of light, water or humidity. An excellent example of how red it could be when young. I also had mistaken this specimen for a yellow latania. The red palm latan can reach 12 m height but grows quite slowly. Botanic name Name first recorded for the palm, genus and species, followed by the abbreviation of the specialist who described it.
I has been grown successfully along the coast in So Cal, but is very slow here, taking up to 15 years to lose its juvenile colors which is actually a good thing and start to form a trunk. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.