Stomachfern

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Stomachfern
(Gastropsilus digestus)
Main image of Stomachfern
Species is extinct.
15/101, gamma-ray burst
Information
CreatorHydromancerx Other
Week/Generation8/52
HabitatKrakow Plains
Size30 cm Tall
Primary MobilitySessile
SupportUnknown
DietPhotosynthesis, Insectivore (Twelve-Winged Worm)
RespirationPassive (Stomata, Lenticels)
ThermoregulationEctotherm
ReproductionAsexual Budding
Taxonomy
Domain
Kingdom
Subkingdom
Division
Class
Order
Family
Genus
Species
Eukaryota
Phoenoplastida
Phoenophyta (info)
Rhagioanthia
Phoenopoopsida
Canistropsilales (info)
Gastropsilaceae
Gastropsilus
Gastropsilus digestus
Ancestor:Descendants:

The stomachfern split from the carnofern. Due to the over abundance of twelve-winged worms, it has continued to adapt its digestive system on the underside of its leaves; so much so, that it now has a stomach sac to digest twelve-winged worms. The whip-like leaves snatch them when they either land on or fly by a plant; this is possible because its tiny hairs can sense vibrations in the air. Once grabbed, it will stick the worm in its stomachs, which are located lower on the leaf. It has lost its flowering ability and must reproduce by asexually budding off. It also has developed a thick trunk, in which it can stay dormant during the cold southern winters.

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)
  • Barnline (order Canistropsilales)
  • Forktuff (class Phoenopoopsida)