Latania verschaffeltii

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Figure 1. L. verschaffeltii



Latania aurea

Common Names:

Yellow Latan Palm

Distribution & Habitat:

Cliffs and coastal ravines on the Mascarene Island of Rodriguez.


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


A sunny, well drained position. Very hardy.


Palms Throughout The World, David Jones.

Contributed by:

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