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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Less than 50 cm.

Trunck of the Red Latan turn black when older, and rather smooth lontarooides rough, unlike the yellow or blue variety. Back to Palm Encyclopedia.

The leaves are stiff and worn by a petiole of Embed this Arkive thumbnail link “portlet” by copying and pasting the code below. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. The minimum temperature this palm tree can withstand when mature enough is 20F.

Latania lontaroides – Pacsoa

Blue latan palm Latania loddigesii. The mature trunk is gray, smooth and slightly swollen at the base.

Latania lontaroides has spectacular reddish leaves and red leafstalks when young. Other palms have flowers of both sexes on different plants dioicous plants. Share this image — Hide sharing options. 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.


Partial shade to Full sun. Image credit Link to this image Add to scrapbook How you can use this image. Less than 15 m. This is one of the few sites that I trust, because each lontaroodes tree comes with Certificate of Authenticity that guarantees highest quality of the tree.

It has llntaroides palm trees at discounted prices and offers a Free Shipping. Diameter of the trunk Width or diameter which the trunk of the palm normally reaches when it is adult. Wildscreen With – Tom Hooker: AfricachimpanzeeconservationfilmIn the Fieldlab chimpsLiberiaPrimatesprimatologyrehabilitationtrue storywildlifewildlife filmWildscreen Festival.

Growth rate Speed at which the palm species grow in the gardens of southeast Europe in good cultivation conditions. All of their palm trees are properly grown and acclimatized to the correct hardiness zone. The red palm latan can reach 12 m height but grows quite slowly.

Red Latan Palm Tree – Latania lontaroides

Latania lontaroides or Latania lontarodes Lontarooides names: Your email address will not be published. Origin Place in the world where this species spontaneously appears. This page has been accessed 23, times. 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.


In fact, they are easier to sprout than the other 2 Latanias. The Red Latan Palm Treescientific name Latania lontaroidesis a large striking fan palm that is well-known for its stunning reddish color leaf-stems. Sign up to our newsletter Get the latest wild news direct to your inbox.

Other species which adapt in a similar way, and with which it can hybridize easily are Latania lodigesiiwith greyish blue leaves and petioles lonttaroides Latania verschafeltii which is yellowish in tone. It grows best in moist well drained soil. Many Special Thanks to Ed Vaile for his long hours of tireless editing and numerous contributions.

Red latan palm Latania lontaroides.