Firpalm

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Firpalm
(Palmapinus abies)
Artwork of Firpalm
Species is extinct.
15/101, gamma-ray burst
Creator Hydromancerx Other
Taxonomy
Domain
Kingdom
Subkingdom
Phylum
Class
Order
Family
Genus
Species
Eukaryota
Phoenoplastida
Phoenophyta
Cyanopalmi
Eucyanopalmae
Palmacaerulales
Palmapinaceae
Palmapinus
Palmapinus abies
Week/Generation 7/45
Habitat Glicker Alpine, North Tundra, South Tundra, Ittiz Alpine
Size 5 m Tall
Primary Mobility Sessile
Support Unknown
Diet Photosynthesis
Respiration Passive (Stomata, Lenticels)
Thermoregulation Ectotherm
Reproduction Asexual Budding, Airborne Spores


The firpalm developed from the western pinepalm. Its long, thin leaves have developed into branches and on the smaller, pine tree-like needles (which don't catch snow). With the additional leaves, it can collect more sunlight. Like its ancestor, it has a non-toxic substance which now acts as a kind of anti-freeze which stops the firpalm from getting frostbitten. It has been so successful, it has not only spread to both polar regions, but has completely replaced its ancestor.

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)

None found. Note that this does not necessarily mean it has no living relatives at all, but that, assuming all taxonomy is filled in, its entire phylum is extinct; any relatives it does have likely do not resemble it.