Colonies are composed of unifacial laminae sometimes forming tiers which are mostly horizontal. Corallites are widely spaced, thick walled, immersed to conical in shape and average 2.5 millimetres diameter.
Usually yellow-green with distinctly coloured margins.
May form large stands on fringing reefs where the water is turbid.
Source reference: Veron (2000). Taxonomic reference: Veron and Pichon (1980). Additional identification guides: Veron (1986), Sheppard and Sheppard (1991), Nishihira and Veron (1995), Carpenter et al. (1997).
displaying probable distribution of species. Points indicate recorded sightings from OBIS.