Purple Globe

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Purple Globe
(Spherophytus cubounius)
Artwork of Purple Globe
Species is extinct.
12/82, replaced by descendant
Creator Giant Blue Anteater Other
Taxonomy
Domain
Kingdom
Subkingdom
Phylum
Class
Superorder
Order
Family
Genus
Species
Eukaryota
Phoenoplastida
Phoenophyta
Spherophyta
Euspherophyta
Spherophytanae
Spherophytales
Spherophytaceae
Spherophytus
Spherophytus cubounius
Week/Generation 11/72
Habitat Atmosphere
Size Individual Squares: 0.5 cm Wide
Entire Colony: 3.5 cm Wide
Primary Mobility Sessile, aeroplanktonic
Support Unknown
Diet Photosynthesis
Respiration Passive (Stomata)
Thermoregulation Ectotherm
Reproduction Asexual, super fast budding, very resistant spores


The purple globe has split from the freshwater raftballs. It began as an individual that was hollow and filled with hydrogen. It then floated up into the atmosphere and then started budding copies of itself until it was a hollow ball that stores vapor. It then multiplied and formed others, and thus began the purple globe species. The individuals are squares instead of spheres because it helps the entire colony stick together more easily. There are also interlocking appendages between the squares. The exposed surface area does not stick. It is able to take water from the atmosphere and use some of the vapor for hydrogen. It is basically just a tiny ball that floats around in the atmosphere and photosynthesizes, and does nothing else. Entire colonies in the atmosphere can form what would look like a purple cloud.

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)
  • Sanguine o' Spheres (class Euspherophyta)