(After Allman.) logy as the monopodial or racemose, and the sympodial or cymose types respectively; each is characteristic of one of the two sub-orders of the Hydroidea, the Gymnoblastea and Calyptoblastea.
In the monopodial method (figs.
- Diagrams of the monopodial method of budding, shown in five stages (1-5).
- Trophosome without hydrothecae or gonothecae, with monopodial type of budding.
The polyps may be solitary, or form colonies, which may be of the spreading or encrusting type, or arborescent, and then always of monopodial growth and budding.
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