umbellularia

Umbellularia

Um*bel`lu*la"ri*a\, n. [NL. Umbellule.] (Zo["o]l.) A genus of deep-sea alcyonaria consisting of a cluster of large flowerlike polyps situated at the summit of a long, slender stem which stands upright in the mud, supported by a bulbous base.
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