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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Plant it in an area where you would like to attract attention. It is the most vigorous and robust of the three species in the genus and will thrive in a position in full sun in most tropical and frost-free subtropical areas.

Only young leaves that have not yet turned silvery should be used for this determination. Blue latan palm leaves with Mauritius day gecko loddigezii.

Identifying Commonly Cultivated Palms

Need a perfect fertilizer diet including all micro nutrients and trace elements or slow release fertilizer, but particularly it is needs loddigesik of magnesium. In areas where summer rain is prevalent, it seems to put on rapid growth with this ample water, but it does not want to sit in continually wet, mucky soil. Photo by Ryan D.

loddigesji Back to Latania index. Photo by Kip Scientific Classification Genus: Mauritius Day Gecko on top. Feminine inflorescence are longer up to 2 m long and simpler. Downloaded on 30 August Views Read View source View history. Cook See all synonyms of Latania loddigesii. After a few days the sinker turns into the soil again and checks the soil.

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Prefers full sun from a very young age but will tolerate half day sun. When they germinate, they create a thick sinker, that often appears on the soil surface first.

Post a comment about this plant. Latania loddigesii is a solitary, erect palm with undulating leaf scars; waxy, blue-green costapalmate leaves; and a triangular or arrow-shaped hastula. 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 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.

Genera Palmarum – Evolution and Classification of the Palms. Tolerates full sun from a very young age. Yellowish staminate and pistillate flowers grow on separate palms.

Blue Latan Palm

I have tried to grow this This page has been accessed 20, times. Major references and further lectures 1 Johnson, D. It is well-suited to seaside locations due to its moderate salt-tolerance, but does a lot better inland then it does on the coast. The climate lodigesii characterized by marked seasonal traits, with warm and rainy summers and dry winters.

Yellowish staminate and pistillate flowers grow on separate palms. The seedlings are very attractive. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Latania likes deep soil. Blue Latan Palm Latania loddigesii. At seedling it has loddigesui red margins leaves like the pandanus and blue-gray leaves and light green branches with redish edge.


Blue Latan Palm Latania loddigesii

Downloaded on 21 August Based on work by Konakid. People’s eyes will always be drawn to this plant, no matter where it is lqtania. Navigation menu Personal tools Log in. One vendor has this plant for sale. It can be placed very satisfactorily in situations where a low- growing palm is required. I have found all 3 to make great indoor palms as long as they are close to bright light and seem to be fast growing. Leaf margin entire to slighty serrulate. Contact Submit an Article Advertise.

Latania loddigesii | Identifying Commonly Cultivated Palms

The three different species of Latan Palm can be distinguished by leaf colour. In fact all 3 Latanias are very dictinguishable by their there seeds. On Aug 3,sashaeffer from Omaha, NE wrote: However it can be difficult to get it to look its best without a great amount of heat and sun and so it larania only really suited to the tropics, subtropics and in particular favourable Mediterranean microclimates in frost-free regions.