tubularia

Tubularia

Tu`bu*la"ri*a\, n. [NL.] (Zo["o]l.) A genus of hydroids having large, naked, flowerlike hydranths at the summits of long, slender, usually simple, stems. The gonophores are small, and form clusters at the bases of the outer tentacles.
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