Characters: Colonies are irregular upright clumps of short, thick, fused branches, or are encrusting. Axial and radial corallites are of similar size and shape, being bead-like, with small openings. Corallites may be aligned along branches. The coenosteum is fine.
Colour: Pale brown or blue (which may photograph pink).
Habitat: Shallow reef environments.
Similar species: Acropora lutkeni , Acropora schmitti
Source reference: Veron (2000). Taxonomic reference: BrÃ¼ggemannÂ¿s original description/specimens