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Milne Edwards and Haime, 1848

Plesiastrea versipora (14)

Type species: Plesiastrea versipora (Lamarck, 1816)

Total number of species estimated: 12

Characteristics: Like Favia, but colony formation mostly by extratentacular budding. That some intratentacular budding takes place is shown by the usual absence of directive mesenteries in the polyps.

Range: Indo-Pacific.

Genus Plesiastrea