Family Name: Arecaceae (Palmae). Synonyms: Acanthophoenix dendroformis, Latania glaucophylla. Common Names: Blue Latan Palm. Latania loddigesii. Blue Latan Palm. The Blue Latan Palm is one of the best ornamental fan palms. While young plants have beautiful red petioles and leaf. Latania loddigesii is endangered; a few mature specimens survive, but it is by far the most abundant tree species Latania on Round Island. The number of young.
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These palms are relatively fast in the tropics and within years are grey. When adult, it can bear long drought periods.
Blue Latan Palm
Latania loddigesii sculpted loddigfsii endocarp pit containing a smooth seed. Culture in containers is possible although growth rates are slower.
Symmetrical, quite open ,5 m in diameter, frond arranged in spiral Leaves: Downloaded on 21 August Sunshine coast, Queensland, Australia.
The fruits are similar to those of a peach or apricot in that a woody “pit” with a textured surface encloses a smooth, almond-shaped seed. The surface of each leaf is covered with a whitish, waxy or wooly down, providing a silvery appearance to the palm. I have seen this species planted all over Hawaii in people’s yards and in public plantings.
Clean seeds, carefully scratch hard layer with a knife or similar and pre-soak in warm water for days. After a few days the sinker turns into the soil again and checks the soil.
Masculine inflorescences shorter up to 1 m long and more ramified. Blue latan palm with Mauritius day geckos.
The leaf color is a pale waxy blue to blue-green with dense, pale, wooly floccose tomentum on the underside. Inflorescences with male flowers shorter to 1 m long and have more branches than those with female flowers to 2 m long. The leaf sheath splits to form a V-shape below the petiole, the petiole is smooth and sharp-edged or armed with minute teeth along the margin near its base, and the hastula is flat and somewhat arrow-shaped. It grows often in association with screwpines Pandanus Vandermeschii in the original dry, open, forest between the two tableland in the south of the island on barren, rocky slopes and ravines mostly western faced with the apparent lacking of soil.
Only young leaves that have not loddiggesii turned silvery should be used for this determination. Arecaceae ar-ek-AY-see-ee Info Genus: This plant has been said to grow in the following regions: In general a fruit contain, in general, three seeds.
IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
I happen to have all 3 colors as small palms. I have tried to grow this While young plants have beautiful red petioles and leaf margins, mature plants produce a compact crown of very leathery, stiff, blue fan leaves with leafstalks covered in thick, white wool. At seedling it has spinny red margins leaves like the pandanus and blue-gray leaves and light green branches with redish edge.
Oval about ,5 cm long, glossy grey-green to brown when ripe. It is a very tough and adaptable palm that enjoys sun, heat and dry conditions. People’s eyes will always be drawn to this plant, no matter where it is planted. The inch-wide trunks have thick, swollen bases.
Latania loddigesii Photo by: Feminine inflorescence are longer up to 2 m long and simpler. It is a plant of great ornamental value either as a single specimen or in groups.
Latania loddigesii – Palmpedia – Palm Grower’s Guide
Be mindful about not over watering though and make sure in well drained soil. On Aug 3,sashaeffer from Omaha, NE wrote: Latania loddigesii is endangered; a few mature specimens survive, but lataniz is by far the most abundant tree species Latania lordigesii Round Island.
The wooly scales on the underside of the leaves are whitish to pale pinkish beige. Photo by Ryan D. The Blue Latan Palm is one of the best ornamental fan palms. The seedlings are very loddigeski. A shade screen patio will provide an excellent environment for young specimens which can eventually be planted in a sunny location. Inflorescences with male flowers shorter to 1 m long and have more branches than those with female flowers to 2 m long.
Latania lontaroides Red Latan Palm has reddish petiole, leaf margins and veins.
USDA hardiness zones 10b Aerosol salt tolerance: The three to six-foot-long flower stalks are present among the leaves in spring and some of the glossy brown, two-inch-wide fruits are always ripening.