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)


Acropora arabensis

Acropora bushyensis

Acropora chesterfieldensis

Acropora cophodactyla

Acropora digitifera

Acropora gemmifera

Acropora globiceps

Acropora humilis

Acropora massawensis

Acropora monticulosa

Acropora ocellata

Acropora retusa

Acropora samoensis

Acropora torresiana

Astreopora incrustans

Astreopora moretonensis

Echinopora irregularis

Echinopora tiranensis

Hydnophora bonsai

Hydnophora rigida

Leptoseris hawaiiensis

Leptoseris scabra

Leptoseris solida

Madracis decactis

Madracis kirbyi