Characters: Colonies are small (less than 40 mm across) and hemispherical or encrusting. Septa have long and short fine spines which seldom connect. Tips of tentacles are knob-like.
Colour: Distinctive dark green with a white stripe on the top of tentacle tips.
Similar Species: Alveopora tizardi, which forms larger colonies with a different colouration.
Habitat: Found only in shallow, partly wave washed rocky foreshores nested among algae and soft corals.