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Lamarck, 1801

Solitary Caryophylliinae, fixed or free; pali present in single cycle opposite tertiary septa (may be opposite secondaries where hexamerous symmetry is lost), columella consisting of twisted ribbons or thicker vertical rods. Edge-zone of polyp not completely covering corallum.

Type-species: Caryophyllia cyathus (Ellis and Solander, 1786)

Genus Caryophyllia