Latania lontaroides

Synonymy: Latania borbonica, L. commersonii Distribution: Mascarene Islands
Common names: Red latan palm Conservation status: Endangered, only a few
surviving individuals on Reunion Island

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Adult

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Seedling

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Red color morph; this plant has been in the ground a year and still retains its red color.

Top photo courtesy University of Florida-IFAS. Middle photo copyright 1998, Jody Haynes. Bottom photo courtesy and copyright 1998, Geoff Stein; taken at Huntington Gardens, Pasadena, CA.

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