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Definition of Corallium rubrum
Corallium rubrumCoral Cor"al, n. [Of. coral, F, corail, L. corallum, coralium,
fr. Gr. kora`llion.]
1. (Zo["o]l.) The hard parts or skeleton of various Anthozoa,
and of a few Hydrozoa. Similar structures are also formed
by some Bryozoa.
Note: The large stony corals forming coral reefs belong to
various genera of Madreporaria, and to the hydroid
genus, Millepora. The red coral, used in jewelry, is
the stony axis of the stem of a gorgonian (Corallium
rubrum) found chiefly in the Mediterranean. The fan
corals, plume corals, and sea feathers are species
of Gorgoniacea, in which the axis is horny.
Organ-pipe coral is formed by the genus Tubipora, an
Alcyonarian, and black coral is in part the axis of
species of the genus Antipathes. See Anthozoa,
2. The ovaries of a cooked lobster; -- so called from their
3. A piece of coral, usually fitted with small bells and
other appurtenances, used by children as a plaything.
Brain coral, or Brain stone coral. See under Brain.
Chain coral. See under Chain.
Coral animal (Zo["o]l.), one of the polyps by which corals
are formed. They are often very erroneously called coral
Coral fish. See in the Vocabulary.
Coral reefs (Phys. Geog.), reefs, often of great extent,
made up chiefly of fragments of corals, coral sands, and
the solid limestone resulting from their consolidation.
They are classed as fringing reefs, when they border the
land; barrier reefs, when separated from the shore by a
broad belt of water; atolls, when they constitute
separate islands, usually inclosing a lagoon. See Atoll.
Coral root (Bot.), a genus (Corallorhiza) of orchideous
plants, of a yellowish or brownish red color, parasitic on
roots of other plants, and having curious jointed or
knotted roots not unlike some kinds of coral. See Illust.
Coral snake. (Zo)
(a) A small, venomous, Brazilian snake (Elaps
corallinus), coral-red, with black bands.
(b) A small, harmless, South American snake (Tortrix
Coral tree (Bot.), a tropical, leguminous plant, of several
species, with showy, scarlet blossoms and coral-red seeds.
The best known is Erythrina Corallodendron.
Coral wood, a hard, red cabinet wood. --McElrath.
Meaning of Corallium rubrum from wikipedia
Bayer, 1956 Corallium rubrum
(Linnaeus, 1758) Corallium secundum
Dana, 1846 Corallium sulcatum
Kishinouye, 1903 Corallium
taiwani**** Tu, Dai &...
- the sea contains
sponges, s****fish, fish, and protected
). The coastlines
are rocky. The...
of sea coral rather
than the color
of Corallium rubrum
specifically, and this is an alternative source
for the name. Other...
grandiflora, an Anthothelidae Briareum
sp., a Briareidae Corallium rubrum
, a Coralliidae Acabaria
splendens, a Melithaeidae Paragorgia
- protection allows commercially valuable
and slow-growing red coral
) to produce large colonies
in shallow water
of less than 50 metres...
- corals, a member
of the phylum
in this family
Cuvier, 1798 Hemicorallium
Gray, 1867 Paracorallium Bayer
& Cairns, 2003...
- (European conger) Actiniaria
(Sea anemones) Pennatulacea
(Sea pen) Corallium rubrum
(Red coral) Caulerpa species
(Sea squirts) Holothuria...
and also mammals. Apart
from the monk seal, the red coral
), Eleonora's falcon
(Falco eleonorae), Audouin's gull (Larus audouinii)...
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