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Ehrenberg, 1834

Sympodium (1)

Type species: Sympodium caeruleum Ehrenberg, 1834

Total number of species estimated: 2

Description: Colonies forming soft spreading membranes from which the polyps arise. Polyps retractile, monomorphic. Colour of colonies white with bluish tinge. Sclerites are small ovals. Zooxanthellae present.

Habitat: shallow water.

Range: Tropical Indo-Pacific.

Genus Sympodium