Montipora dilatata (Purple Rice Coral) is a species of cnidarians in the family staghorn corals. They are listed as endangered by IUCN. They are associated with freshwater habitat. Dead Purple Rice Coral form shallow marine sediments. Purple Rice Coral form marine reefs. They have asexual reproduction, alternation of generations, and sexual reproduction; they are broadcast spawners. They 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 Purple rice coral. View this species on GBIF