Milne Edwards and Haime, 1860
Colonies have short, stunted, contorted, laminar branches or fronds, which are angular in cross section. Corallites are irregular or are aligned vertically in short shallow valleys.
Pale or dark brown.
Shallow reef environments exposed to wave action.
Source reference: Veron (2000). Taxonomic reference: Vaughan (1918). Additional identification guide: Nishihira and Veron (1995).
displaying probable distribution of species. Points indicate recorded sightings from OBIS.