Latania verschaffeltii

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Figure 1. L. verschaffeltii

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Synonymy:

Latania aurea

Common Names:

Yellow Latan Palm

Distribution & Habitat:

Cliffs and coastal ravines on the Mascarene Island of Rodriguez.

Description:

A large, solitary fan palm, with a distinctive yellow colouration to the leaves and petioles. Very similar to L. lontaroides.

Culture:

A sunny, well drained position. Very hardy.


Reference:

Palms Throughout The World, David Jones.

Contributed by:

a href="http://www.geocities.com/RainForest/Canopy/8942/palms.html"
target="new"Daryl O'Connor (Figure 1)

External Links:

Kew, PalmWeb, eMonocot, JSTOR, Trebrown

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