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)


Alveopora allingi

Alveopora daedalea

Alveopora gigas

Alveopora spongiosa

Alveopora viridis

Astrea curta

Coscinaraea exesa

Cyphastrea serailia

Dendrogyra cylindrus

Duncanopsammia peltata

Favites pentagona

Galaxea astreata

Goniastrea retiformis

Goniastrea stelligera

Goniopora ciliatus

Goniopora columna

Goniopora djiboutiensis

Goniopora eclipsensis

Goniopora lobata

Goniopora pandoraensis

Goniopora planulata

Goniopora savignyi

Goniopora stokesi

Goniopora sultani

Hydnophora pilosa