Growth form Veron

ID: 180

Class: Morphological


The growth form (morphology) of a species as derived from text descriptions in Veron (2000). Species can have more than one growth form, and therefore captures some degree of morphological plasticity.


Values: encrusting massive submassive branching_open corymbose branching_closed tables_or_plates digitate hispidose laminar columnar encrusting_long_uprights


Editor: Andrew Baird (contact)


Symphyllia radians

Symphyllia recta

Symphyllia valenciennesii

Trachyphyllia geoffroyi

Turbinaria bifrons

Turbinaria conspicua

Turbinaria frondens

Turbinaria heronensis

Turbinaria irregularis

Turbinaria mesenterina

Turbinaria patula

Turbinaria radicalis

Turbinaria reniformis

Turbinaria stellulata

Zoopilus echinatus