Milne Edwards and Haime, 1848


Corallum solitary (generally conical), free (completely invested by polyp), azooxanthellate, sometimes reproducing by transverse division; septa laminar, composed on one fan system of numerous closely spaced simple trabeculae resulting in a smooth axial margin, not dentate); wall septothecal; endothecal dissepiments and synapticulae absent; intercostal grooves deep, sometimes pitted or perforate; septa arranged in various symmetries but usually hexameral; pali and columella present or absent.


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