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organ-pipe coral Line breaks: organ-pipe coral

Definition of organ-pipe coral in English:


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