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Linnaeus, 1758

Colonies forming erect fleshy masses; polyps monomorphic, secondary polyps arising from solenia within coenenchyme. Sclerites abundant in surface layer of coenenchyme, forming a crust.

Type-species: Alcyonium digitatum Linnaeus, 1758

Genus Alcyonium