List of fictional plants

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Fictional plants are plants that have been invented, and do not exist in real life. Fictional plants appear in films, literature, television, or other media.


Plants from fiction

see List of plants of the Edge Chronicles for other species of plants

Plants from J. R. R. Tolkien's Middle-earth

Plants from J. K. Rowling's Harry Potter series

Note that dittany and mandrakes exist in reality, though are not credited with the powers they are supposed to have in the wizarding world.

"The Harry Potter Lexicon: Magical and Mundane Plants". Retrieved 2006-09-02. 

Plants from Ursula K. Le Guin's Earthsea series

Plants from Dungeons & Dragons

Plants from Monty Python's Flying Circus

Plants from James Cameron's Avatar

A full listing of flora from the planet Pandora can be found in Pandorapedia: The Official Field Guide. Plants in Pandora have evolved according to the characteristics of their environment, which has an atmosphere that is thicker than on Earth, with higher concentrations of carbon dioxide, xenon and hydrogen sulfide. Gravity is weaker in Pandora, thereby giving rise to gigantism. There is a strong magnetic field, causing plants to develop 'magnetotropism'. A particularly intriguing quality of flora and fauna in Pandora is their ability to communicate with each other. This is explained in the movie as a phenomenon called 'signal transduction', pertaining to how plants perceive a signal and respond to it.

Plants from mythology


See also