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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Frequency in gardens Frequency of this species in the gardens of south-west Europe. The duration of these minimum temperatures and planting conditions will be decisive factors affecting lontaeoides subsequent degree of damage suffered by the palm extent of defoliation, strangulation of trunk, etc. Red latan palm habitat Grows on cliffs and in coastal ravines 3. Rodents of Unusual Size communitycoypudocumentaryecosystemenvironment llntaroides, filmmakerfilmmakinginvasiveinvasive speciesrodentsUSAWetlandswildlife Monday 24 September Wildscreen With – Tom Hooker: Will tolerate short periods of 28 F.

Red Latan Palm Tree – Latania lontaroides

Your email address will not be published. Red Latania on left and Blue on right. It measures up to 25 cm in diameter and exhibits rings lpntaroides are the scars of fallen leaves. Latania lontaroides is a slow growing palm that can grow up to 30 — 40 ft tall with ft wide spread.

This species is featured in: Less than 6 m. Share on Facebook Tweet Send email. Trunk is smooth, woody, about 10 inches in diameter, lightly ringed by the scars from the fallen fronds. Lindsey Paretti – Blood Island. So it is not so red as those from their native Reunion Island. 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.


Leafstems and the leave margins always stay red.

lataania A dioecious species, male and female flowers are found on separate plants. Fast means they can grow more than one meter per year. The minimum temperature this palm tree can withstand when mature enough is 20F.

Botanic name Name first recorded for the palm, genus and species, followed by the abbreviation of the specialist who described it.

Salt tolerance Low indicates that the palm does not tolerate salinity. This page has been accessed 23, times. Back to Palm Encyclopedia.

Embed this Arkive thumbnail link “portlet” by copying and pasting the code loontaroides. Already can lontaaroides at the bottom the sprouting root. Seed is round at one end but pointed at the other.

Red latan palm biology The red latan palm is a relatively hardy species with a high salt tolerance 5. Home About us Catalog Latest offers Palm catalogue Yuccas, cactus and other succulents Olive, citrus and other trees Cycads, shrubs and other plants Palms Lontaroide in gardens Introduction Conditions for the growth of palms outdoors Planting and conservation of palms The transplanting of palms Indoor palms Introduction Acclimatazation of palms The rise and fall of temperatures indoors Light Relative humidity and watering Substrates and fertilizers Table I: Endangered – The species has declined in extent through increasing agriculture and settlement.


The edges of the leaf and the main leaf veins are finely toothed. Notify me of new posts by email.

Latania lontaroides

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Authentication This lontaroifes is awaiting authentication by a species expert, and will be updated as soon as possible. An excellent example of how red it could be when young. X Close Link to this photo Embed this Arkive thumbnail link “portlet” by copying and pasting the code below.

Crownshaft Sometimes at the base of the leaves, there is a marked thickening around the trunk of the palm.

Red Latan Palm Tree – Latania lontaroides

Sunny, moist, but well drained position. Latana leaves are fan shaped, red with red petiole the first years, later green. 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. Stiff leaves are suppored by large armed stems ft long.

In Habitat, Reunion Island – Photo: Growth rate Speed at which the palm species grow in lontarlides gardens of southeast Europe in good cultivation conditions.