“From Veron, J.E.N. Corals of the World.”
Characters: Colonies are small bushes of short, highly contorted anastomosing branches that grade into verrucae. Branches usually have flattened tips. A small number of thecal papillae may be found around each corallite.
Colour: Brown with pale tips.
Habitat: Shallow protected reef environments.
Similar species: Montipora capitata , Montipora samarensis