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Cactoida Pullulanta

Photosynthetic organisms that have adapted to extreme conditions by reducing their surface area to volume ratio, thereby protecting more sensitive tissues from exposure. The outer layer is formed from specialised light-transmitting cells. These are filled with an insulating hydrophobic layer, which helps to maintain core temperature and liquid retention. Deep, extensive root structures hold the organisms in place, and facilitate the extraction of trace minerals. Some cactoida species feature explosive seed distribution as a method of reproduction.

— In-Game Description

Cactoida are a species of alien organism found on planets and moons with thin atmospheres across the galaxy. They can be sampled with the Genetic Sampler and scanned with the Short Range Composition Scanner. They have a clonal colony range of 300m.


There are five known types of Cactoida:

  • Cactoida Cortexum
  • Cactoida Lapis
  • Cactoida Peperatus
  • Cactoida Pullulanta
  • Cactoida Vermis


System Planet Coordinates Type Reported By
Eolls Priae ZQ-C d13-13 10 D -22.444, -123.642 Pullulanta CMDR Methan Disery
Plua Aewsy XS-S c4-9 B 2 -8.4888, 80.7406 Vermis CMDR Methan Disery