Characters: Colonies are hemispherical to encrusting. Corallites are immersed to conical or tubular, usually face different directions and are of mixed sizes, giving a somewhat irregular appearance. The coenosteum is covered with papillae that are inclined on the surface. Development of papillae is variable.
Colour: Pale cream, green or brown.
Similar Species: Astreopora myriophthalma, which has an orderly arrangement of corallites.
Habitat: A wide range of environments, especially in shallow turbid water.
Abundance: Sometimes common.