Latania loddigesii

COMMON NAME

Blue Latan Palm

TYPE

​Palm

FAMILY

​Arecaceae

NOTES

A single-trunked palm, eventually 20 to 35 feet tall with a 15-foot spread with large, very thick and stiff leaves, up to eight feet in diameter.  The surface of each leaf is covered with a whitish, waxy or wooly down, providing a silvery appearance to the palm.

GEOGRAPHIC REGION

Endemic to Mauritius

NATIVE HABITAT

A palm of coastal savanna.

WEB SOURCES

palmpedia.net

llifle.com

iucnredlist.org



Latania loddigesii