Bubble Arch

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Bubble Arch
(Apsidodendron pyroarch)
Artwork of Bubble Arch
Species is extinct.
19/125, ice comet impact event
Creator Hydromancerx Other
Taxonomy
Domain
Kingdom
Subkingdom
Phylum
Class
Order
Family
Genus
Species
Eukaryota
Phoenoplastida
Phoenophyta
Physallophyta
Igniferopsida
Apsidodendrales
Apsidodendraceae
Apsidodendron
Apsidodendron pyroarch
Week/Generation 8/54
Habitat Krakow Rocky
Size 1 m Tall
Primary Mobility Sessile
Support Unknown
Diet Photosynthesis, Burnt Herbivores
Respiration Passive (Stomata, Lenticels)
Thermoregulation Ectotherm
Reproduction Asexual, Hydrogen Filled Seed Bubbles


The purple bubble tree (now driven to extinction) got pushed out of the Huggs Temperate Forest due to all the broad-leaved plents. To cope with this, it evolved into the bubble arch. It can survive in poor soil and high winds. It developed an arch to keep it stable in those high winds. The bubble tree was already small, but, in fact, it grew a bit to get as much sunlight it can from its trunk. It still has tiny leaves around the bubble seeds, but they are tiny. Any desperate herbivore will still have to deal with its exploding hydrogen seeds. It can kill its own nibbling herbivore prey. It uses the burnt carcass as fertilizer to help in growth, thus enriching the poor rocky soil. It is completely fire retardant now to deal with wildfires in the rocky cliffs. Many other plants will catch on fire during the summer, but the bubble arch will stay virtually unaffected, only loosing its seeds, which quickly grow back. This actually clears away the annoying stickyballs in the area, thus giving the other plants a chance to grow.

Living Relatives (click to show/hide)

These are randomly selected, and organized from lowest to highest shared taxon. (This may correspond to similarity more than actual relation)
  • Tethered Mine Layer (phylum Physallophyta)