Tuesday, August 3, 2010

Latania verschaffeltii (Yellow Latan Palm)

mature tall tree , height : about  9-10 m ( 30-33 ft)

Young tree

Common name : Yellow Latan Palm
Family :  Arecaceae
Minimum temperature: -1°C (30°F)
Foliage : evergreen.

Latania verschaffeltii is  is a species of flowering plant native to Rodrigues Island,  Mautitus. It grows slowly to about 12 m (40 feet) tall.