All Species Wiki
Tallon Fern
Tallon Fern.png
General Information
Universe Metroid
Classification Psilo tallonensis
Species Type Fern
Homeworld Tallon IV
Environment Near water sources across the Tallon Overworld
Intelligence Non-sapient
Biochemistry Carbon-based lifeform
Biological Information
Reproduction Produces spores
Locomotion Sessile
Feeding Behavior Autotroph
Predators Seedling
Lineage Information
Cultural Information
Alignment True Neutral
Personality Mindless
Sociocultral characteristics
Scientific Taxonomy
Planet Tallon IV
Domain Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Embryophytes
Phylum Tracheophytes (Vascular plants)
Class Polypodiopsida (Ferns)
Subclass Polypodiidae (Leptosporangiate ferns)
Order Polypodiales
Family Dilitiraceae (Toxic Ferns) (Somarinoa, 2019)
Genus Psilo
Species tallonensis
Other Information
Status Least concern

The Tallon Fern (Psilo tallonensis) is a species of nontoxic Toxic Ferns that has secondarily lost its toxicity. They are abundant across the overworld of Tallon IV, where they are commonly found near water sources. Some subspecies of Tallon Ferns may continue to keep their toxic nature but details on these are unknown.


  • Metroid Prime (First appearance)