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)


Acropora aculeus

Acropora appressa

Acropora cerealis

Acropora convexa

Acropora dendrum

Acropora desalwii

Acropora eurystoma

Acropora latistella

Acropora loripes

Acropora macrostoma

Acropora microclados

Acropora millepora

Acropora mirabilis

Acropora mossambica

Acropora nasuta

Acropora plantaginea

Acropora polystoma

Acropora prostrata

Acropora rosaria

Acropora sarmentosa

Acropora selago

Acropora spathulata

Acropora speciosa

Acropora suharsonoi

Acropora tenuis