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.


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Editor: Andrew Baird (contact)


Acanthastrea echinata

Acanthastrea hemprichi

Acanthastrea rotundoflora

Acanthastrea subechinata

Acropora minuta

Acropora palmerae

Acropora scherzeriana

Agaricia agaricites

Agaricia fragilis

Agaricia grahamae

Agaricia humilis

Agaricia lamarcki

Agaricia undata

Alveopora allingi

Alveopora daedalea

Alveopora japonica

Alveopora ocellata

Alveopora spongiosa

Alveopora tizardi

Anomastraea irregularis

Astrangia poculata

Astrea annuligera

Astrea curta

Astreopora cucullata

Astreopora incrustans