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 arabensis

Acropora bushyensis

Acropora cophodactyla

Acropora digitifera

Acropora gemmifera

Acropora globiceps

Acropora humilis

Acropora massawensis

Acropora monticulosa

Acropora ocellata

Acropora paragemmifera

Acropora retusa

Acropora samoensis

Echinopora irregularis

Echinopora tiranensis

Goniopora polyformis

Hydnophora bonsai

Madracis decactis

Madracis kirbyi

Madracis pharensis

Merulina scheeri

Montipora calcarea

Montipora circumvallata

Montipora corbettensis

Montipora dilatata