Flora Colossus is a species that features in Marvel Comics.
It became the capital of their colonies that were known as the Branch Worlds. (Guardians of the Galaxy v3 #14)
Light was the source of photonic knowledge for their kind (Guardians of the Galaxy v3 #14)
Key figures in their society were the Arbor Masters who served as teachers, protectors and monarchs that served as custodians of the Branch Worlds. The collected consciousness of generations of Arbor Masters was absorbed through photosynthesis. (Guardians of the Galaxy v3 #14) Within their society were the tearaways who were the young that lived at a much faster pace than the slow growing matures. (Annihilators v1 #1)
In their society, it was tree-son to pretend to be the King with the offender life sentences where they were chained to the Isle of Punishment. (Annihilators v1 #1)
The upper canopy was home to the Arbor Masters and the Coppice Schools. (Guardians of the Galaxy v3 #14)
- Groot :
- Scar :
- The Flora Colossus were created by Stan Lee, Jack Kirby, and Dick Ayers where they made their first appearance in Tales to Astonish v1 #13 (November, 1960).
In other media
- In Guardians of the Galaxy, the Flora Colossus appeared in the setting of the animated television series. Their homeworld was invaded by Ronan the Accuser who wiped out most of the native species except for Groot who came to save the World Pod containing the remnants of his species. This was kept within him and he intended to plant it at a sacred pool in order to recreate his people.
- Annihilators v1:
- Guardians of the Galaxy v3: