Plobam

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Plobam
(Orocotylodendron lobelious)
Artwork of Plobam
Species is extinct.
15/101, gamma-ray burst
Creator Russ1 Other
Taxonomy
Domain
Kingdom
Subkingdom
Phylum
Class
Order
Family
Genus
Species
Eukaryota
Phoenoplastida
Phoenophyta
Rhagioanthia
Phoenopoopsida
Pambuales
Phoenobambaceae
Orocotylodendron
Orocotylodendron lobelious
Week/Generation 10/68
Habitat Ittiz-Nuke Alpine
Size 50 cm Tall
Primary Mobility Sessile
Support Unknown
Diet Photosynthesis
Respiration Passive (Stomata)
Thermoregulation Ectotherm
Reproduction Sexual (Berries, Airborne Pollen), Asexual Budding
Descendant of Ancestor of


The plobam has split from its ancestor. Only the top of the plant photosynthesizes. Every year, a new layer of leaves begins to grow at the top, and the bottom photosynthetic layer becomes hard and folds flat against the plant. Over time, it grows larger and larger, but an average plant only grows 0.5m because it does not photosynthesize enough to grow any bigger. A lot of the energy generated from sunlight goes into producing ATP (energy) which it uses at night. Every night when the temperature drops, the top layers close up to prevent freezing, as the plant collects rainwater in this top layer during the day. In the summer, brightly colored berries are produced and eaten by small capoo and other herbivores.

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)
  • Gecoba Tree (class Phoenopoopsida)