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