|Synonymy: None||Distribution: Haiti, Hispaniola, eastern Cuba|
|Common names: Palmetto palm, latanier, cana||Conservation status: Not threatened|
Photo courtesy and copyright © 1998, Mike Smith; taken in Dominican Republic.
Sabal domingensis is native to Hispaniola. It grows well in hot dry inland areas, as well as tropical climates. It can reach a height of 60 feet, so give it plenty of room, although it is slow growing and does not seem to mind cool winter temperatures. Bottom photo courtesy and copyright © 1998, Mike Maxson, Palms of the World; Huntington Botanical Garden, San Marino, CA.
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