Definition of organ-pipe coral in English:

organ-pipe coral

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noun

  • A tropical coral which forms narrow parallel calcareous tubes linked by transverse plates.
    • Genus Tubipora, order Stolonifera
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    • The red octocoral Tubipora, the ‘organ pipe’ coral (Order Stolonifera), has polyps inhabiting long horny tubes.

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