Colonies are large basal laminae, often with contorted branches. Corallites are irregularly distributed on both laminae and branches.
Shallow protected reef environments.
Porites flavus ,
Porites horizontalata ,
Porites latistella ,
Source reference: Veron (2000). Taxonomic reference: Nemenzo (1980).
displaying probable distribution of species. Points indicate recorded sightings from OBIS.
Porites eridani.Vietnam.Irregularly flattened branches on a laminate base.Charlie Veron.
Porites eridani.Vietnam.Colony with extensive basal plates.Charlie Veron.
Porites eridani.Diagram showing corallite characters. .
Porites eridani.Ashmore Reef, western Australia.Showing characteristic colony formation.
Porites eridani.Philippines.Showing characteristic colony formation.
Porites eridani.Philippines.Showing corallites.