Princess Taplin of Human Xanth is a woman from the Isle of View then Castle Roogna in Xanth. Her talent is making the amaranth flower bloom in the main Xanth reality and enchanted sleep in Xanth Reality 2. She was first introduced in Heaven Cent.
Taplin was delivered in 216. She is the daughter of Tapis and Merlin, sister of Jonathan and Merara, wife of Roogna and Dolph, and mother of Dolin. She was 18 years old when she went into an enchanted sleep in an alternate reality in 234 and began aging again when she was kissed awake by Dolph in 1083. She is 52 years old.
Taplin was supposed to sleep for 1000 years to be awakened by a Prince in the main Xanth reality. Because of a curse by Murphy, Electra went into the enchanted sleep instead. She married Roogna. She went into the enchanted sleep and married Dolph in Xanth Reality 2.
Novels: Heaven Cent, Isle of View, The Dastard, Ghost Writer in the Sky