Characters: Colonies or individuals are thin and delicate. They may have only one corallite or have a prominent central corallite and widely spaced peripheral corallites. Septo-costae radiate from the central corallite like spokes from a wheel.
Colour: Uniform or mottled dark browns or greens.
Similar Species: Similar to Echinophyllia tarae.
Habitat: Lower reef slopes protected from wave action, and in crevices.
Abundance: Rare but distinctive.
Taxonomic Note: Type species of Echinomorpha Veron, 2000. Distinct, taxonomically isolated species with no clear affinities.