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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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 lstania grow in practically all types of soil, even in clay and poor soils. Photo by Kris Archar.
Red Latan Palm Tree – Latania lontaroides
Total height The height that the species can reach, in good cultivation conditions, in gardens of south-west Europe. The mature trunk is gray, smooth and slightly swollen at the base. This is a truly heat-loving palm and tends to suffer in areas that remain cool for a long time lontaorides So Cal for example. Closed brain coral Leptoria phrygia. During spring, the Red Latan Palm produces small yellow flowers that grow in clusters on 6ft long inflorescence that emerge from among the leaves.
Find out more To find out more about the conservation of palms, see: X Close Link to this photo Embed this Arkive thumbnail link “portlet” by copying and pasting the code below. Medium indicates a trunk growth of between 30 and 90 cm. Blog Friday 05 October Wildscreen With: Leaves of palmate fan or costapalmate or pinnate or feathery pinnate or bi-pinnate appearance.
All of their palm trees are properly grown and acclimatized to the correct hardiness zone. The red latan palm is a relatively hardy species with a high salt tolerance 5. Will tolerate short periods of 28 F. Photo by timrann – Mauritius Island. There are no known conservation measures in place for the red latan latana, but this species is cultivated as an ornamental palm around the world 2 4.
The leaves are stiff and worn by a petiole of Red latan palm Latania lontaroides. Growth rate Speed at which the palm species grow in the gardens of southeast Europe in good cultivation conditions.
It measures up to 25 cm in diameter and exhibits rings laatania are the scars of fallen leaves. Low difficulty Others may require a few more months to settle down in their new position. Rodents of Unusual Size. The duration of these llntaroides temperatures and planting conditions will be decisive factors affecting the subsequent degree of damage suffered by the palm extent of defoliation, strangulation of trunk, etc. The Red Latan Palm Tree can also grow indoors.
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Other palms have flowers of both sexes on different plants dioicous plants. 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.
It is native to the Island of Reunion where they are being threatened to extinction. Rodents of Unusual Size communitycoypudocumentaryecosystemenvironmentfilmmakerfilmmakinginvasiveinvasive speciesrodentsUSAWetlandswildlife Monday 24 September Wildscreen With – Tom Hooker: This page was last modified Team WILD, an elite squadron of science superheroes, needs your help!
Latania lontaroides – Pacsoa
They have stiff fan shaped leaves, giving them a unique appearance, and they make excellent pot plants when young. Frequency in gardens Frequency of this species in the gardens of south-west Europe.
Less than 6 m. X Close Image credit. In Habitat, Reunion Island – Photo: Trunking with a bulbous base and losing it’s red colouration. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Your email address will not be published. Salt tolerance Low indicates that the palm does not tolerate salinity. I have yet to see a mature Latania lontaroides in all of California, so there may be difficulties encountered later in life, too, since many hundreds have been tried.
Crownshaft Sometimes at the base of the leaves, there is a marked thickening around the trunk of the palm.
Stiff leaves are suppored by large armed stems ft long. They are easy and satisfying lontaroiides grow, not fussy and will flourish in a wide range of frost-free, warmer climates.