Mega Flora Botanical Research

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The subject of this article is from the ExoMech update.
The information from this article is is up-to-date as of 10 June, 2020.
B. Loneridsonia, a 15 Cuboid Rooms tall Harvestable Mega Plant in planet Niussas

Mega Flora Botanical Research is a research page.

Summary[edit | edit source]

This page describes Mega Flora found on Biome - Mega Exotic worlds that is both scannable with the Analysis Visor and harvestable with a Mining Beam.

This makes them not just part of the landscape, but full fledged Flora.

Description[edit | edit source]

Many Mega Exotic planets have mega-sized flora and mega-sized mineral elements that are part of the landscape. These elements are enlarged types of flora or minerals present in other biomes, and they are not scannable, harvestable, or editable with Multi-tool equipment or any other device. This makes them one of the sturdiest natural elements present in the universe. The planets that present mega-sized elements usually have two kinds of them.

In some cases, however, tough mega-sized flora don't follow this general rule, and are scannable and harvestable, despite having huge proportions.

Measurements[edit | edit source]

X. Monolithia, a 15 Cuboid Rooms tall Harvestable Mega Plant in planet Yuggoth

Since measuring height is not easy in No Man's Sky, Cuboid Rooms have been used as a measuring tool.

Mega Ringed Worlds[edit | edit source]

A Mega Ringed World is a Mega Exotic subtype with mega-sized mineral rings that are part of the landscape. In this kind of planet, the second mega-sized element is a tall umbrella shaped tree that is often present in a smaller version in other biomes. Despite being an enlarged version of a regular tree, this Mega Flora is not part of the landscape, but can be scanned and harvested. This happens in the 100% of samples and is a constant in every Mega Ringed World documented to this point.

This type of umbrella tree can be roughly as tall as 15 Cuboid Rooms piled on top of each other, and this measure is constant in all the specimen in the various planet analyzed.


Image Flora Name Planet Name Age Root Structure Nutrient Source Elements
Yuggoth4.jpg X. Monolithia Yuggoth Infant Balanced Nitrogen Fixation Carbon
Niussas4.jpg B. Loneridsonia Niussas Mature Localized Fungal Symbiosis Carbon
Seadif1.jpg X. Seadiffosa Dark Waters Young Significant Osmosis Carbon, Mordite
Seedc1.jpg O. Seedcatae Rejare Prime Dying Regular Carbon Absorption Carbon, Mordite
Coffk1.jpg K. Coffkarnium Liycenn Alpha Decades Fractal Cosmic Radiation Carbon

Lush-like Mega Exotics[edit | edit source]

Wood of Mega-Trees, 13 Cuboid Rooms tall, on planet Rutah
Wood of Mega-Trees on planet Iboso

Many Mega Exotic planets lack mega-sized elements, but instead have a very similar surface appearance to the Lush biome, differing only in weird colouring. In this particular environment there are woods made of different species of trees, usually four, and all of them are mega-sized. In the regular lush biome, woods are made of regular sized trees, and one specie might have a mega sized tree individual infrequently present. In the Lush-like Mega Exotic Biome entire woods are composed of mega sized trees, and all the present species have frequent oversized samples that form the bulk of the wood themselves.

Their average height is 13 Cuboid Rooms


Image Name Planet Name Age Root Structure Nutrient Source Elements
Fever.jpg K. Feverketium Rutah Decades Invasive Moonlight Carbon
Centim.jpg I. Centimulae Rutah Infant Regular Radiotrophic Carbon, Radon
Lionan1.jpg J. Lionangnea Rutah Mature Concentrated Membrane Compression Carbon, Mordite
Weldh.jpg V. Weldhiopium Rutah Sapling Extensive Atmospheric Moisture Carbon
Meltgat1.jpg P. Meltgatoe Iboso Sapling Extensive Photosynthesis Carbon
Melts1.jpg S. Meltsisium Iboso Seasoned Voluminous Moonlight Carbon, Mordite
Stalyav1.jpg Z. Stalyavernea Iboso Sprouting Narrow Carnivorous Carbon
Tooth1.jpg I. Toothmibius Iboso Infant Voluminous Buried Nitrogen Carbon