Many people know organisms only by the common names, or "vernacular" names. Unlike scientific names, common names are almost always different for speakers of different languages. They may also vary regionally within a language. This tab shows all the common names provided to EOL for this organism from a variety of providers, including EOL curators. Currently we can only set one preferred common name per language on a given EOL page, but all the names should be searchable.

Common names listed by language

Preferred marks the preferred name for each language.


Name Sources Status
orange coral Hexacorallians of the World Resource Trusted
orange cup coral Hexacorallians of the World Resource, NCBI Taxonomy, uBio Trusted
red coral Hexacorallians of the World Resource Trusted

Brazilian Portuguese

Name Sources Status
Coral-sol Marcelo Carrion Trusted


Name Sources Status
Tubastrée orange Inventaire National du Patrimoine Naturel Trusted


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