EVERYPlant Spiny Scale Tree EXT --24 Models-- 3D model

Name: Spiny Scale Tree

Scientific: Lepidodendron aculeatum

About this Package: This package contains an extended and extensive series of staged models representing the entire lifecycle of a single plant. It includes staged models for maturity and health. There are a total of 24 models. This same species can also be founded in 12 seperate variations containing a subset of these staging models (and may also contain some additional model variations); look for them in the EVERYPlant store. The exact plant variation in this extended package is unique and cannot be found in any of the other package.

Habitat: Extinct tree-sized, tree-like plant from the Carboniferous Period to the late Triassic (about 360 to 205 million years ago).

Range: Fossils have been found extensively throughout the world.

Notes: Though superficially it resembled a tree, this plant was most closely related to modern quillworts, meaning it wasn't a true tree. As it grew its central stem eventually split into exactly two branches, and then each branch further split into exactly two more as the plant continued to mature; further dichotomical branching occured until the plant reached full maturity. At the ends of its branches were oval-shaped cones. As the plant grew it shed its lower leaves which resulted in the scar-pattern found on it's stem and branches which gives it its name of scale tree.

Included in this Package: 24 models in total


  1. Seedling -- 4,873 polygons -- 1.52m tall. The plant is emerging and at its earliest stage.
  2. Sapling -- 5,228 polygons -- 2.03m tall. Very small and young plant just developing its true leaves.
  3. Formative -- 6,048 polygons -- 2.85m tall. Plant is beginning to develop into its maturing form. Branches are emerging.
  4. Immature -- 7,333 polygons -- 3.7m tall. Plant is small and hasn't reached its mature aspect.
  5. Developing -- 14,635 polygons -- 6.16m tall. Gaining its mature aspect and beginning to develop into its final form.
  6. Young -- 121,244 polygons -- 11.36m tall. Smaller plant some half way through it's maturing cycle.
  7. Growing -- 239,536 polygon -- 16.5m tall. Plant is now in its mature aspect and growing.
  8. Young Mature -- 473,771 polygons -- 20.51m tall. Fully matured but not at its full height yet.
  9. Growing Mature -- 536,999 polygons -- 22.29m tall. Plant is in its final form, but still growing.
  10. Mature 580,479 polygons -- 23.24m tall. Fully mature and grown.
  11. Old -- 602,210 polygons -- 24.72m tall. Larger, growing more twisted.
  12. Ancient -- 1,027,467 polygons -- 26.49m tall. A very old plant, larger than normal, considerably gnarled, and with heavier, drooping branches.


  1. Flourishing -- 580,467 polygons -- 23.24m tall. Plant is in 100% health with no damage or disease.
  2. Thriving -- 580,493 polygons -- 23.24m tall. Plant is great health with very little damage or disease.
  3. Healthy -- 580,479 polygons -- 23.24m tall. In a normal stage of health with some minor damage or disease.
  4. Robust -- 582,203 polygons -- 23.24m tall. Plant is showing some damage and disease, but is still doing well.
  5. Distressed -- 589,806 polygons -- 23.24m tall. Showing an increased level of foliage damage and disease, as well as missing and broken branches.
  6. Declining -- 578,056 polygons -- 23.28m tall. Further decline in health resulting in more disease, damage and broken branches.
  7. Unhealthy -- 558,278 polygons -- 23.19m tall. In a relatively poor state with much of its foliage missing or diseased.
  8. Withering -- 340,568 polygons -- 22.73m tall. In steep decline, reaching the point of no return.
  9. Dying -- 232,520 polygons -- 22.47m tall. Tree is just hanging onto life and showing only unhealthy and diseased foliage.
  10. Morbid -- 163,758 polygons -- 21.6m tall. Past the point of no return, now in decline and decay.
  11. Dead -- 158,185 polygons -- 21.57m tall. Showing only broken and dead foliage.
  12. Dead and Uprooted -- 158,331 polygons -- 7.71m tall. Dead plant fallen onto its side.

Re-meshing available upon request, eg adaptive mesh for lower poly count (this is the default setting and is as supplied), uniform mesh for easier editing, strict quads, tris, mixed, poly increase or decrease, etc. No charge to existing customers of the product.

Many other modifications to models also available upon request. No charge to existing customers of the product.

The textures included in this pack are mainly 4k (4096x4096) to cater for detailed renders, this is the default map size and is included in each of the file format download files, no need for seperate downloads. However these may be slow to load or render on some system and may not be necessary in all situations. To allow for this, medium 2k, small 1k, and tiny <1k textures are also available and may be downloaded alongside the various model formats. Different texture sizes can simply be swapped in or out by copying the Maps sub-folder; no need to manipulate the materials in your editor. Please use whichever best suites your system and needs.

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    3D model formats
    • OBJ (.obj, .mtl)432 MB
    • Autodesk FBX (.fbx)535 MB
    • Collada (.dae)393 MB
    • Textures Small 1K-Version: Small 1KVersion: Medium 2KVersion: Tiny Less 1K
    3D model details
    • Publish date2020-09-28
    • Model ID#2627458
    • Animated
    • Rigged
    • VR / AR / Low-poly
    • PBR
    • Geometry Polygon mesh
    • Polygons 580,479
    • Vertices -
    • Textures
    • Materials
    • UV Mapping
    • Unwrapped UVs Overlapping
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