Colonies are corymbose clumps. Horizontal branches are thin and spreading. Upward-projecting branchlets are fine. Axial and radial corallites are not clearly differentiated at branchlet tips. Radial corallites on branch sides are nariform, with slightly flaring lips.
Usually grey or bright blue-green or yellow. Tips of branches may be yellow, lime green, pale blue or brown.
Upper reef slopes and lagoons.
Usually common in the central Indo-Pacific, uncommon elsewhere.