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 Red Latan Palm Tree can also grow indoors. Seed is round at one end but pointed at the other. The leaves are stiff and worn by a petiole of The three species of Latania are easily distinguishable especially when young by the colour of the leafstalks for which they are named: Rodents of Unusual Size communitycoypudocumentaryecosystemenvironmentfilmmakerlqtaniainvasiveinvasive speciesrodentsUSAWetlandswildlife Monday 24 September Wildscreen With – Tom Hooker: Large, palmate, or fan-shaped, leaves latani a rounded crown ft across.

Authentication This information is awaiting authentication by a species expert, and will be updated as soon as lontariodes. A dioecious species, male and female flowers are found on separate plants.

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Latania lontaroides

This is a truly heat-loving palm and tends to suffer in areas that remain cool for a long time inland So Cal for example. Red latan palm biology The red latan palm is a relatively hardy species with a high salt tolerance 5. Medium indicates that it can tolerate lontaroidez salinity in irrigation water. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.


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. Partial shade to Full sun. This information is awaiting authentication by a species expert, and will be updated as soon as possible.

Flowers are followed by oval fruit. Trunck of the Red Latan turn black when older, and lontaroided smooth not rough, unlike the yellow or blue variety.

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Latania lontaroides – Palmpedia – Palm Grower’s Guide

Timber Press, Portland, Oregon. Crownshaft Sometimes at the base of the leaves, there is a marked thickening around the trunk of the palm. Navigation menu Personal tools Log in. The duration of these minimum temperatures and planting conditions will be decisive factors affecting lontaroifes subsequent degree of damage suffered by the palm extent of defoliation, strangulation of trunk, etc.

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Photo by Kris Archar. Palm species most used indoors. Soils Some palms need fertile and well drained soils; others can grow in calcareous soils and even soils poor in organic matter, provided that they drain well drained ; other palms are very rustic and can grow in practically all types of soil, even in clay and poor soils.


Caracas Botanic Garden, Venezuela. The minimum temperature this palm tree can withstand when mature enough is 20F. This is one of the few sites that I trust, because each palm tree lataania with Certificate of Authenticity that guarantees highest quality of the tree.

Trunking with a bulbous base and losing it’s red colouration. Views Read View source View history. AfricachimpanzeeconservationfilmIn the Fieldlab chimpsLiberiaPrimatesprimatologyrehabilitationtrue storywildlifewildlife filmWildscreen Festival.

A Guide to Identification and Cultivation. This species is featured in: They prefer to live in the sun right from the start and are resistant to drought. Lindsey Paretti – Blood Island AfricachimpanzeeconservationfilmIn the Fieldlab chimpsLiberiaPrimatesprimatologyrehabilitationtrue storywildlifewildlife filmWildscreen Festival.

Rough-toothed dolphin Steno bredanensis. Resistence to wind Depending on the species palms may suffer damage due to persistent or strong winds. Latania is a genus of 3 species, native to the Mascarene Islands. So it is not so red as those from their native Reunion Island. Leaves of palmate fan or costapalmate or pinnate or feathery pinnate or bi-pinnate appearance. At the moment am experiencing it from seeds which i myself confused for being Yellow Latania but instead it was the Red one the rarer of the 3!

During spring, the Red Latan Palm produces small yellow flowers that grow in clusters on 6ft long inflorescence that emerge from among the leaves.