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Desmophyllum is a genus of cnidarians in the family caryophylliid corals. Desmophyllum form shallow marine sediments. They are microcarnivores. They have alternation of generations, asexual reproduction, and sexual reproduction. Desmophyllum are sessile animals.

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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GO_0019954
  • Definition: Capable of the biological process in which new individuals are produced by either a single cell or a group of cells, in the absence of any sexual process.
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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GO_0019953
  • Definition: Capable of creating a new organism by combining the genetic material of two gametes, which may come from two parent organisms or from a single organism, in the case of self-fertilizing hermaphrodites.
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Desmophyllum. View this species on GBIF