User:Manga-in-a-bottle/Flora of the Pokémon World
Flora is a term used to refer to the plant life in a given area, as well as fungi and bacteria. Much like the real world, various types of plants and fungi exist within the Pokémon World, most notably in the form of Grass type Pokémon but also in the form of items such as berries and apricorns.
In the games
In the core series
- Main article: Berry
Introduced in the Generation II games, Berries any of several varieties of small, fleshy fruit that grow on trees.A Pokémon may hold it as an item and, if needed, eat it during a battle to heal itself or cause other effects. In Generation III onwards, these can be planted and harvested by the player. These Berries have names and designs based on real fruits and vegetables.
- Main article: Apricorn
Introduced in the Generation II games, Apricorns are fruits grow from trees like Berries, but have a tough outer skin and thus cannot be eaten without being processed in some way. They can be hollowed out and fitted with special devices to create Poké Balls.
- Main article: Poké Bean
Introduced in Generation VII.