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Oken, 1815

Turbinaria reniformis (1)

Type species: Turbinaria crater (Pallas, 1766)

Total number of species estimated: 25

Characteristics: Like Duncanopsammia, but coenenchyme more extensive, uniting corallites nearly to their summits to form large explanate or crateriform contorted folia. Septa showing no trace of arrangement according to Pourtalès plan except in young calices of growing margins of corallum.

Range: Red Sea, Indo-Pacific.

Genus Turbinaria