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)


Echinopora ashmorensis

Echinopora horrida

Echinopora mammiformis

Goniastrea ramosa

Hydnophora grandis

Montipora cactus

Montipora capitata

Montipora confusa

Montipora gaimardi

Montipora hispida

Montipora porites

Montipora saudii

Pocillopora fungiformis

Porites compressa

Porites cylindrica

Schizoculina fissipara