Rust Shrub

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Rust Shrub
(Ferroarbor aridus)
Main image of Rust Shrub
Species is extinct.
15/101, gamma-ray burst
Information
CreatorIrinya Other
Week/Generation7/44
HabitatIttiz Swamp
Size1.1 m Tall
Primary MobilitySessile
SupportUnknown
DietPhotosynthesis (Sunlight, Soil Nutrients - Especially Iron Oxide)
RespirationPassive (Stomata)
ThermoregulationEctotherm
ReproductionAsexual (Suckering from roots)
Taxonomy
Domain
Kingdom
Subkingdom
Division
Class
Order
Family
Genus
Species
Eukaryota
Phoenoplastida
Phoenophyta (info)
Rhagioanthia
Phoenopoopsida
Sideropoales
Sideropoaceae
Ferroarbor
Ferroarbor aridus
Ancestor:Descendants:

The rust shrub developed to grow above the level of its ancestor, the rust weed, in the Ittiz Swamp. It uses similar metabolic processes to survive. In fact, its trunk consists mainly of solid iron. Like most Earth trees, only the bark of the trunk is alive, while the core is the dead remnants of previous layers of growth. In this case, those layers consist of the rust shrub's signature cellular iron structures.

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)
  • Tusovendis (class Phoenopoopsida)