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From the video game Ringworld: Revenge of the Patriarch.

The Slaver Sunflower is a plant engineered by the Tnuctipun during the reign of the Thrintun, with the purpose to serve as a defensive weapon, and are to be found throught the planets dominated by the Thrint Empire.[1]

The Sunflower blossom tracks with the sun, its petals reflect sunlight to a central bulb where photosynthesis takes place. They also have a limited ability to sense creatures nearby and will alter the focus of the pedals to burn intruders to the sunflower patch. The image on the right shows a sunflower that is inconstant with novelizations, depicting a center blossom highly reflective surface that can burst at a target the light stored in fatal beams.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 Concise Encyclopedia

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