Ranage Tree

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Ranage Tree
Base Information
Classification Autotroph & Reducer
Terrain Forest (jungle)
Locomotion Static (sessile)
Size 55+ meters
Speed 0.0kph (sessile)
Strength Unknown
Social Structure Large group (grove)
Weapons Poison (Toxin)
Armor Bark
Source
Homeworld Ivendo/Lanth (Spinward Marches 2319)
Multi-world No
Canon No
Extinct Extant
Reference The Spinward Marches Campaign


Plantoid lifeform.

Physiology & Ecology[edit]

The planet has a normal climate and a thin oxygen-nitrogen atmosphere. Ivendo supports a great variety of plant life, most notable of which is the Ranage Tree, a vast growth whose wide canopy provides homes for many varieties of wildlife.

  • Ranage wood is particularly prized for its beauty, and the unworked wood as well as furniture carved from it are staple exports of Ivendo.

Unfortunately, the tree's pollen, which is released in the spring, is toxic to many humans, inducing symptoms that range from nausea up to and including respiratory failure.

Non-canon: Ivendo is home to the Ranage Tree. The Ranage is an essential part of the local ecology, and is abundant in the world's forests. Unfortunately, its pollen contains an alkaloidal toxin that is deadly to humans, and when the trees are pollinating during the spring, filter masks are required for the duration of the "bitchin' ragweed" season. The Ranage is cut down by the locals for the manufacture of exquisite furniture and cabinetry that is a major export of the world.

Life Cycle & Reproduction[edit]

No information yet available.

Diet & Trophics[edit]

No information yet available.

History & Background (Dossier)[edit]

Ranage wood is particularly prized for its beauty, and the unworked wood as well as furniture carved from it are staple exports of Ivendo.

Travellers' Aid Society Advisory[edit]

The Travellers' Aid Society (TAS) classifies ranage trees as dangerous to most sophonts and advises great caution when in the presence of this organism.

References & Contributors (Sources)[edit]

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