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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Closed brain coral Leptoria phrygia. Latania lontaroides is a slow growing palm that can grow up to 30 — 40 ft tall with ft wide spread. The three species of Latania are easily distinguishable especially when young by the colour of the leafstalks for which they are named: Diameter of the plant Width or diameter to which the crown on the palm may grow when it is an adult.
Latania lontaroides or Latania lontarodes Common names: It measures up to 25 cm in diameter and exhibits rings which are the scars of fallen leaves. Sunny, moist, but well drained position. Red latan palm biology The red latan palm is a relatively hardy species with a high salt tolerance 5.
Red latan palm Latania lontaroides. Based on work by Konakid. Other palms, depending on conditions of humidity and strength of winds where they live, may retain dead leaves, or the base of their petioles, on the trunk for many years.
The red latan palm is an attractive, medium to large, fan palm restricted to a small strip of coastline on a single island in the southern Indian Ocean 1 3. Team WILD, an elite squadron of science superheroes, needs your help!
Difficulty transplanting One of the advantages of palms is that large specimens can be transplanted with ease, a large rootball not being necessary, being able to fully recover within a year or a year and a half.
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Salt tolerance Low indicates that the palm does not tolerate salinity. 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. Embed this Arkive thumbnail link “portlet” by copying katania pasting the code below.
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In fact, they are easier to sprout than the other 2 Latanias. Share this image — Hide sharing options. Image credit Link to this image Add to scrapbook How you can use this image. The red latan oontaroides is a relatively hardy species with a high salt tolerance 5. Rough-toothed dolphin Steno bredanensis. The minimum temperature this palm tree can withstand when mature enough is 20F. Rodents of Unusual Size communitycoypudocumentaryecosystemenvironmentfilmmakerfilmmakinginvasiveinvasive speciesrodentsUSAWetlandswildlife Monday 24 September Wildscreen With – Tom Latwnia Timber Press, Portland, Oregon.
Photo by AdamCT Latanoa. Other palms have flowers of both sexes on different plants dioicous plants. Help us share the wonders of the natural world.
Latania lontaroides – Palmpedia – Palm Grower’s Guide
Pruning requierements Some palms only retain those leaves which are no longer functional for a short time, soon dropping them and thus not requiring pruning.
Crownshaft Sometimes at the base of the lataania, there is a marked thickening around the trunk of the palm. They form a crown of m in diameter.
This species is featured in: Slow indicates annual trunk growth of less than 30 cm. A dioecious species, lotaroides and female flowers are found on separate plants. Large, palmate, or fan-shaped, leaves create a rounded crown ft across. Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Wildscreen With – Tom Hooker: