Latania loddigesii

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Blue Latan Palm
Blue Latan (Latania loddigesii).jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
(unranked): Commelinids
Order: Arecales
Family: Arecaceae
Genus: Latania
Species: L. loddigesii
Binomial name
Latania loddigesii

Latania loddigesii is a species of palm tree. It is endemic to Mauritius, where the only remaining populations are located on the offshore islands. It is also grown as an ornamental plant. Its common names include Latanier de l'Ile Ronde and Latanier de Maurice.[1]



  1. ^ Johnson, D. 1998. Latania loddigesii. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2015.2. Downloaded on 08 September 2015.