“From Veron, J.E.N. Corals of the World.”
Characters: Colonies are up to 0.3 metres across, although larger clusters of colonies formed by fragmentation occur together. Colonies have submassive bases and small irregular branches. The colony surface is completely smooth. Corallites are small, immersed and indistinct. The coenosteum is very fine and devoid of ornamentation.
Colour: Pale cream, mauve or blue.
Habitat: Shallow environments protected from wave action.
Similar species: Montipora altasepta , Montipora digitata , Montipora samarensis