Puffkin Shrub

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Puffkin Shrub
(Puffuscurbita beachgoardpuffus)
Artwork of Puffkin Shrub
Species is extinct.
15/101, gamma ray burst
Creator Hydromancerx Other
Taxonomy
Domain
Kingdom
Subkingdom
Phylum
Class
Order
Family
Genus
Species
Eukaryota
Phoenoplastida
Phoenophyta
Rhagioanthia
Phoenocarpopsida
Phoenocarpales
Phoenocarpaceae
Puffuscurbita
Puffuscurbita beachgoardpuffus
Week/Generation 12/76
Habitat Huggs Beach
Size 2 m Tall
Primary Mobility Sessile
Support Unknown
Diet Photosynthesis
Respiration Passive (Stomata)
Thermoregulation Ectotherm
Reproduction Sexual (Gourd and Puffy Spores, Seeds) or Asexual (Absorption from roots)


The puffkin shrub split from the puffkin. It now has adapted to the sands of the beach. Its leaves have gotten larger to collect more sunlight. It also has a trunk to reach higher. Its signature puffkin gourd now stands straight up on the top; it has many seeds inside which have hard shells with a bitter layer. When the creatures eat the tasty fruit it will ingest the seeds. The seeds will secrete the bitter chemicals sometime later and give them indigestion, thus having them vomit out some of the seeds in a new spot. Despite this action creatures cannot resist the addictively sweet taste of the puffkin.

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)
  • Berry Puffplant (family Phoenocarpaceae)
  • Raft-Building Cone Puffgrass (order Phoenocarpales)