Colonies are encrusting with a smooth or nodular surface forming short branches. The septal pattern is highly variable.
Mottled green or pale cream.
Shallow reef environments.
Porites cocosensis ,
Porites lichen ,
Source reference: Veron (2000). Taxonomic reference: Nemenzo (1955). Additional identification guide: Nishihira and Veron (1995).
displaying probable distribution of species. Points indicate recorded sightings from OBIS.