Characters: Colonies are composed of very thin unifacial laminae which are usually contorted. Corallites are inconspicuous, in rows between coenosteum ridges. Coenosteum ridges are irregular.
Colour: Pale brown, becoming paler towards colony margins. Coenosteum ridges are usually pale.
Similar Species: Montipora florida. See also M. hodgsoni.
Habitat: Restricted to shallow reef edges.
Taxonomic References: Veron (2000a); Veron (2002a);
Identification Guides: Turak and DeVantier (2011b);