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Scientific Names

Preferred Names

Acropora florida (Dana 1846)
Reference taxon from WoRMS Scleractinia in Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life
Acropora affinis (Brook)
Acropora florida
Acropora gravida
Acropora polymorpha (Brook 1893)
Madrepora compressa
Madrepora florida
Madrepora florida Dana 1846
Madrepora polymorpha
Madrepora (Eumadrepora) florida florida
Madrepora (Eumadrepora) affinis
Madrepora (Eumadrepora) compressa
Madrepora (Eumadrepora) florida confluens
Madrepora (Eumadrepora) florida
Madrepora (Eumadrepora) gravida

Alternative Names

Acropora affinis (Brook 1893)
Reference taxon from WoRMS Scleractinia in Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life
Acropora gravida (Dana 1846)
Reference taxon from WoRMS Scleractinia in Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life
Acropora multiramosa Nemenzo 1967
Reference taxon from WoRMS Scleractinia in Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life
Acropora polymorpha (Brook 1891)
Reference taxon from WoRMS Scleractinia in Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life
Madrepora florida fm. florida Dana 1846
Reference taxon from WoRMS Scleractinia in Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life
Madrepora affinis Brook 1893
Reference taxon from WoRMS Scleractinia in Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life
Madrepora brachyclados Ortmann 1888
Reference taxon from WoRMS Scleractinia in Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life
Madrepora compressa Bassett-Smith 1890
Reference taxon from WoRMS Scleractinia in Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life
Madrepora florida Dana 1846
Reference taxon from WoRMS Scleractinia in Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life
Madrepora florida fm. confluens Brook 1893
Reference taxon from WoRMS Scleractinia in Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life
Madrepora gravida Dana 1846
Reference taxon from WoRMS Scleractinia in Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life
Madrepora ornata Brook 1891
Reference taxon from WoRMS Scleractinia in Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life
Madrepora polymorpha Brook 1891
Reference taxon from WoRMS Scleractinia in Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life
Madrepora (Eumadrepora) florida fm. florida Dana 1846
Reference taxon from WoRMS Scleractinia in Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life
Madrepora (Eumadrepora) affinis Brook 1893
Reference taxon from WoRMS Scleractinia in Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life
Madrepora (Eumadrepora) compressa Bassett-Smith 1890
Reference taxon from WoRMS Scleractinia in Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life
Madrepora (Eumadrepora) florida Dana 1846
Reference taxon from WoRMS Scleractinia in Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life
Madrepora (Eumadrepora) florida fm. confluens Brook 1893
Reference taxon from WoRMS Scleractinia in Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life
Madrepora (Eumadrepora) gravida Dana 1846
Reference taxon from WoRMS Scleractinia in Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life
Acropora affinis
Synonym according to CITES
Acropora gravida
Synonym according to CITES
Acropora multiramosa
Subjective synonym according to Paleobiology Database
Acropora multiramosa
Synonym according to CITES
Acropora polymorpha
Synonym according to CITES
Madrepora affinis
Subjective synonym according to Paleobiology Database
Madrepora affinis
Synonym according to CITES
Madrepora brachyclados
Subjective synonym according to Paleobiology Database
Madrepora brachyclados
Synonym according to CITES
Madrepora compressa
Subjective synonym according to Paleobiology Database
Madrepora compressa
Synonym according to CITES
Madrepora florida
Recombined according to Paleobiology Database
Madrepora florida
Synonym according to CITES
Madrepora gravida
Subjective synonym according to Paleobiology Database
Madrepora gravida
Synonym according to CITES
Madrepora ornata
Synonym according to CITES
Madrepora polymorpha
Subjective synonym according to Paleobiology Database
Madrepora polymorpha
Synonym according to CITES

Common Names

English

Branch Coral preferred
Recognized by Wikidata
Branch coral
Recognized by Wikidata
Stout irregular branching coral
Recognized by Undersea Productions

Japanese

サボテンミドリイシ preferred

Curated hierarchies for Acropora florida (Dana 1846)

EOL Dynamic Hierarchy 1.1

Life
Cellular Organisms
Eukaryota
Opisthokonta
Metazoa
Cnidaria
Anthozoa
Scleractinia
Acroporidae
Acropora
57 additional siblings truncated for brevity.
See the resource file for a full list.

EOL Dynamic Hierarchy 0.9

Life
Cellular Organisms
Eukaryota
Opisthokonta
Metazoa
Cnidaria
Anthozoa Ehrenberg 1834
Hexacorallia Haeckel 1896
Scleractinia Bourne 1900
Acroporidae Verrill 1902
Acropora Oken 1815
127 additional siblings truncated for brevity.
See the resource file for a full list.

GBIF classification

Animalia
Cnidaria
Anthozoa
Scleractinia
Acroporidae
Acropora
155 additional siblings truncated for brevity.
See the resource file for a full list.

Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS) Taxonomic Hierarchy

Animalia
Radiata
Cnidaria Hatschek 1888
Anthozoa
Anthozoa Ehrenberg 1834
Hexacorallia
Scleractinia Bourne 1900
Astrocoeniina Vaughan & Wells 1943
Acroporidae Verrill 1902
Acropora Oken 1815
38 additional siblings truncated for brevity.
See the resource file for a full list.

IUCN

Animalia
Cnidaria
Anthozoa
Scleractinia
Acroporidae
170 additional siblings truncated for brevity.
See the resource file for a full list.

NCBI

root
cellular organisms
Eukaryota
Opisthokonta
Metazoa
Eumetazoa
Cnidaria
Anthozoa
Hexacorallia
Scleractinia
Astrocoeniina
Acroporidae
Acropora
Acropora florida (this page)
One additional sibling truncated for brevity.
See the resource file for a full list.

World Register of Marine Species

Animalia
Cnidaria
Anthozoa
Scleractinia
Acroporidae
Acropora
62 additional siblings truncated for brevity.
See the resource file for a full list.