Even the world’s most knowledgeable botanists won’t be able to name many of the plants on Pandora. In their attention to vivid detail, Imagineers invented 20 main species of plants and dozens more subspecies. So explorers of the area will come across dapophet, which looks like aloe vera, or goblin thistle, which has a twisted trunk and bluish leaves, among many more. Some invented plants sit next to real ones, and it is sometimes difficult to tell which is which. They have rich colours during the day, but at night they are illuminated.