Colonies are flat unifacial plates or, rarely, form columns. The coenosteum is fine, without any ornamentation. Corallites are small and widely spaced.
Usually pale brown.
Shallow reef environments.
Montipora calcarea ,
Source reference: Veron (2000). Taxonomic reference: Nemenzo (1967).
displaying probable distribution of species. Points indicate recorded sightings from OBIS.