Characters: The coral is flat, encrusting. It usually consists of a single large corallite but may also have smaller peripheral corallites. Corallites have very exsert primary septa with coarse dentations. The columella is compact and spongy and a paliform crown distinctive.
Colour: Green, brown or mottled usually with distinctively coloured corallites.
Similar Species: Similar to Echinomorpha nishihirai which has less protuberant septa and septa are more numerous, finer and with smaller dentations without a distinctive paliform crown. See also Echinophyllia aspera.
Habitat: Sheltered reef environments.
Taxonomic References: Benzoni (2013);