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)


Acanthastrea echinata

Acanthastrea hemprichi

Acanthastrea ishigakiensis

Acanthastrea regularis

Acanthastrea subechinata

Alveopora fenestrata

Alveopora japonica

Astrea curta

Astrea devantieri

Astreopora cucullata

Astreopora gracilis

Astreopora lambertsi

Astreopora listeri

Astreopora myriophthalma

Astreopora ocellata

Astreopora scabra

Astreopora suggesta

Australophyllia wilsoni

Balanophyllia europaea

Blastomussa loyae

Blastomussa vivida

Blastomussa wellsi

Boninastrea boninensis

Cantharellus doederleini

Catalaphyllia jardinei