Shallowpalm

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Shallowpalm
(Palmacaeruleus fretum)
Artwork of Shallowpalm
Species is extinct.
15/101, gamma ray burst
Creator Oviraptor Other
Taxonomy
Domain
Kingdom
Subkingdom
Phylum
Class
Order
Family
Genus
Species
Eukaryota
Phoenoplastida
Phoenophyta
Cyanopalmi
Eucyanopalmae
Palmacaerulales
Palmacaerulaceae
Palmacaeruleus
Palmacaeruleus fretum
Week/Generation 4/24
Habitat Swamp
Size 5 m Tall
Primary Mobility Sessile
Support Unknown
Diet Photosynthesis
Respiration Passive (Stomata, Lenticels)
Thermoregulation Ectotherm
Reproduction Asexual Budding, Airborne Spores


The shallowpalm has increased tremendously in size compared to its ancestor, the darkairoot toxicpalm. Due to a lack of predators, it has lost most of its defense mechanisms. The teflon-like leaf surface has all but disappeared. The sticky saucer traps have inverted themselves, to instead create a segmented-type trunk. While it used to emit sap purely to defend against predators, it now uses this primarily to help protect it from the water and sun. It is still poisonous, though that has lost much of its gusto. The most noteworthy change is its ability to keep on growing upwards - with more leaves - after the first two grow, allowing it to gather much more sunlight.

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.