Characters: Colonies are encrusting or submassive or form a complex of horizontal plates and large irregularly dividing upright bifacial fronds. Corallites are in deep valleys which are concentric on plates and generally less than 50 millimetres long.
Colour: Tan, brown or yellow-brown.
Similar Species: Agaricia tenuifolia, which has smaller, thinner, more divided fronds with thinner margins and less tendency to form horizontal plates.
Habitat: Shallow reef environments.