Growth form typical

ID: 183

Class: Morphological


The growth form (morphology) of a species as derived from text descriptions in Veron (2000). The "typical" growth form is given for each species, rather than all forms that might be observed in the field.


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

Coscinaraea exesa

Dendrogyra cylindrus

Goniopora ciliatus

Goniopora columna

Goniopora djiboutiensis

Goniopora eclipsensis

Goniopora lobata

Goniopora pandoraensis

Goniopora planulata

Goniopora savignyi

Goniopora stokesi

Goniopora sultani

Hydnophora pilosa

Madracis formosa

Montipora australiensis

Montipora edwardsi

Montipora orientalis

Pavona clavus

Pavona maldivensis

Porites columnaris